Category Archives: Arts and Culture

Quick Clip of Emma’s Revolution at the UUA’s 6/23 Tent City Witness

Here’s a quick clip of Emma’s Revolution warming up the crowd at the Unitarian Universalist Association’s public witness against human rights abuses at the Tent City Jail in Maricopa County, AZ. The UUA bussed nearly 2500 of its General Assembly delegates … Continue reading

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The Cornel West Theory at the 2012 Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival

I did something I haven’t done in over a decade. I went out late at night to see a band. DC’s The Cornel West Theory played Friday night, March 30th (well, it was really Saturday morning, March 31st) at the … Continue reading

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restless sleepers (the motion picture)

On February 19th, 2012, Uni Q. Mical joined UUS:E in worship. In response to our February ministry theme of “restlessness,” she wrote and presented this poem: restless sleepers (the motion picture).    THIS IS DEDICATED to the touch screen generation … Continue reading

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Slash Through the Silences with Uni Q. Mical

I’m tremendously excited for Uni Q. Mical’s visit to Greater Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 18th and Sunday, Feb,. 19th. I first met Uni Q. (pronounced ‘unique’) at the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Metro NY District Antiracism Conclave last fall. Her rhythm and … Continue reading

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Raw Faith

Don’t miss Raw Faith, a wonderful documentary about vocation, transition, restlessness and love. We’re showing this film at UUS:E on Tuesday, January 31st at 7:00 PM and Thursday, February 2nd at 3:00 PM.  Raw Faith Trailer   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post share … Continue reading

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Paper Tiger

I recently heard an interview with Minneapolis rapper-singer-poet-essayist Dessa. I can’t remember where I heard the interview, but it left me wanting to hear more. She’s part of a larger, seven-member hip-hop collective based in the twin cities called Doomtree. … Continue reading

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The Cornel West Theory

At the Crossroads Antiracism Advanced Organizer Training in Boston this past August, I had the pleasure to meet the Rev. Yvonne Gilmore of the Cornel West Theory, a Washington, DC-based spoken word ensemble. Check out this video called “Rifles.” Rev. … Continue reading

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