Mistakes of the Past: The Empowerment Controversy

Based on the book by Mark D. Morrison-Reed, learn about the Black Empowerment Controversy, which rocked Unitarian Universalism in the late 1960s and continues to reverberate. It was a time of revolution, of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. Like the country, the young Unitarian Universalist Association was forced to reckon with demands for change and found itself fractured by conflict about the implications of a commitment to racial justice. What can we learn from mistakes of the past?

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