Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (b. Sep 24, 1825 - d. Feb 22, 1911)
Journal about the meaning of this quote to you:
“We are all bound up together in one great bundle of humanity and society cannot trample on the weakest and feeblest of its members without receiving the curse in its own soul.”
Rev. Joseph F. Jordan
One of the earliest black Universalist ministers
DISCUSSION QUESTION: What is happening in other denominations to push Universalists to ordain a Black Minister in the early 1900s?
Gloster Dalton (b. approx 1723 - d. April 11, 1813)
DISCUSSION QUESTION: What stood out about Mr. Dalton’s personal UU story?
HESTER C WHITEHURST JEFFREY (b. 1842 - d. Jan 2, 1934)
DISCUSSION QUESTION: What was unique about the places & causes Whitehouse Jeffrey selected to get involved with?
LEWIS LATIMER (b Sep 9, 1848 - d. Dec 11, 1928)
DISCUSSION QUESTION: What surprised you about the TECHNICAL achievements of Latimer?
Frances “Fannie” Barrier Williams (b, Feb 12, 1855 - d. Mar 4, 1944
DISCUSSION QUESTION: How Did Francis Barrier Williams challenge Christians of her day?
Frances “Fannie” Barrier Williams (b, Feb 12, 1855 - d, Mar 4, 1944)
DISCUSSION QUESTION: Why do you think ruffin ridley had to found or co-found so many organizations?
THOMAS E WISE
DISCUSSION QUESTION: What parallels can you draw between the exit of such a prominent & committed Black member from the Unitarian faith to the struggles many contemporary Black UUs find in congregational life?
Marcella Walke McGee & Rev Lewis Allen McGee
DISCUSSION QUESTION: What are a few lasting effects of the McGee's work in Chicago and in the UU Faith?
Annie Bizzell Jordan Willis (b, 1893 - d. 1977)
DISCUSSION QUESTION: How did UU institutions fail Annie & her service work?
Margaret Moseley (b. 1901 - d. 1997)
DISCUSSION QUESTION: How are the programs pioneered my Margaret Moseley linked to the work of the Movement for Black Lives today?