Reflection: Beyond Diversity, by Rev. Marisol Caballero

Beyond Diversity by Rev. Marisol Caballero
This sermon was preached by Rev. Caballero of the First UU Church of Austin, TX as a guest preacher in San Diego following the DRUUMM conference in January.  I hope it is inspirational to you.  If you would like to engage in further reading around racism and white privilege, I invite you to look at some of the links below the video.

If racism is a topic that you feel strongly about confronting in UUism, please consider coming to the ARE Conference in Ohio this March 14-16th, or the simultaneous people of color conference, if that is appropriate for you.  Carpooling is available with Elizabeth Mount/ 720-560-5680 or uu4life@yahoo.com

More resources can be found below:
Is your spiritual imperative blind?
• Centering Thought and Order of Service http://bit.ly/1dA31jF
• DRUUM (Diverse and Revolutionary UU Ministry) website http://druumm.onefireplace.org/
• DRUUM/ARE Conference http://www.roarwithsoul.com/
• Poet, Christopher D. Sims http://about.me/christopherdsims
• On the Question of Race, Alicia Chambers (Poem) http://teachart.msu.edu/racequestion….
• A Campus More Colorful Than Reality, NPR http://n.pr/1aBXm6y
• ” … if you wish to love me …”, JooYoung Choi (blog, scroll to end of Feb 20, 2010 entry) http://jooyoungchoi.wordpress.com/201…
• Defining Racism, from “Why Are All The Black Kinds Sitting Together in The Cafeteria?”, Beverly Tatum (pdf) http://bit.ly/1mrhVuL
• Anti-Racist Cookbook, Parker and Chambers http://www.beyonddiversity.org/anti.html
• Beyond Diversity Org http://www.beyonddiversity.org/index….
• Definition of Womanist, Alice Walker http://bit.ly/1dlJywT

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About Elizabeth Mount

Seminarian, UU, organizer, and badass. For faith, justice, and interdependent existence.
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