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Mark Morrison-Reed

The Rev. Mark Morrison-Reed served as co-minister of Unitarian Universalists congregations in Rochester, New York, and Toronto with his wife, the Rev. Donna Morrison-Reed. He is author or editor of several books, including Black Pioneers in a White Denomination and In Between: Memoir of an Integration Baby.


Selma's challenge
In the past, our religious forebears had stood on the brink of making a difference in racial justice, and had wavered. Not this time.
By Mark Morrison-Reed 1.5.15

The empowerment tragedy
Four decades have passed since controversy over 'black empowerment' nearly tore the Unitarian Universalist Association apart. Even now, UUs remain unreconciled over what was for many a life-defining fight.
By Mark Morrison-Reed 1.16.12

Religious community is essential
The central task of the religious community.
By Mark Morrison-Reed 2.1.10

Laying claim to my own blackness
Being an Afro-American is a diverse experience that resists simple characterizations.
By Mark Morrison-Reed 2.15.09