Category: Social Justice

Update on Sanctuary Activities: Board Column for October 2018

Editor Albany UU | Oct 18, 2018

In brief, our partners the Albany Friends (Quakers) are preparing the space we are hoping to offer for physical sanctuary. We would like to have this ...

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Editor Albany UU | Sep 04, 2018

Following the May adoption of our Sanctuary Resolution (and with our new status now appearing on the Albany UU website), we are anxious to issue a for...

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Good Intentions Are Not Enough

Sam Trumbore | Jan 03, 2018

Were it only this simple!  Just set some good intentions, codify them in an agreement or a policy, pass a law or set up an agency or a program, and e...

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Emerson Is Not Our Future

Sam Trumbore | Dec 11, 2017

Two years ago in a sermon I quoted Emerson who, in 1829, wrote: I think it cannot be maintained by any candid person that the African race have ever ...

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Keeping Racism Front and Center

Sam Trumbore | Oct 13, 2017

I hadn’t expected Trump to be so dedicated to keeping race on the national agenda.  Mostly, white folks want to ignore race and not pay attention t...

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