THE 8TH PRINCIPLE:

“We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote: journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.”

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Videos on the 8th Principle:

TED Talks:

"Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade -- which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas -- stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic and personal impact of this massive historical injustice. [Directed by NEIGHBOR, narrated by Addison Anderson]."

 

UUC Social Justice articles on the history of racial oppression

On the lessons of bad history:

21 Lessons From America's Worst Moments

Many Black World War II Veterans Were Denied Their GI Bill Benefits

Why Confederate Lies Live On

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