This list was compiled for our book’s Appendix. If you find any errors or know any other resources, please post a comment or contact us. We would love to add more resources here.

Organizations and Programs Specifically Serving Unitarian Universalists of Color

Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries (DRUUMM)

DRUUMM is a Unitarian Universalist People of Color Ministry. Both religious professionals and laypersons who identify as Unitarian Universalist of color are members of this organization. DRUUMM presents many workshops at the UUA General Assembly and also organizes conferences regionally and nationally.

History of DRUUMM and current members of its steering committee are on their website.

DRUUMM has supported our book project by encouraging donations to our fundraisers and sponsoring our GA workshops. Many of the book contributors are DRUUMM members.

Google Group and monthly online meetings of Unitarian Universalists of color

Contact: Jessica York, Faith Development Director, Unitarian Universalist Association, jyork at

Our project started from an e-mail message to the Google Group, and all co-editors and many contributors are members of the group.

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU)

Black Lives of UU provides information, resources and support for Black Unitarian Universalists and works to expand the role & visibility of Black UUs within our faith.

Some of the contributors of our book and workshop panelists are leaders of BLUU.

Church of the Larger Fellowship (A Unitarian Universalist congregational without walls)

People of Color Covenant Group

Ministerio Latino

Black Lives Matter

An Organization of Unitarian Universalist White Allies

Allies for Racial Equity (ARE)

ARE is a Unitarian Universalist white allies organization in partnership with DRUUMM.

Unitarian Universalist Curricula, Web Pages, and Resources on Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism (as of summer, 2016)

Building the World We Dream About: A tapestry of faith program for adults by Dr. Mark A. Hicks
Examining Whiteness: An anti-racism curriculum by Rev. Dr. William Gardiner
Beloved Conversations by Dr. Mark A. Hicks
Multicultural Welcome: A Resource for Greeters in Unitarian Universalist Congregations
Discussion Guide for Considering the Report and Responsive Resolution from the UUA Board on the Doctrine of Discovery
Unitarian Universalist Association Racial Justice & Multicultural Ministries
Be the Change: Youth Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Project
Thrive: Leadership Schools for Youth and Young Adult of Color


A select list of books about people of color and Unitarian Universalism, authored or edited by Unitarian Universalists of color or featuring works by Unitarian Universalists of color

Spiritual Care in an Age of #BLACKLIVESMATTER: Examining the Spiritual and Prophetic Needs of African Americans in a Violent America edited by Danielle J. Buhuro (Cascade Books, 2019) Chapters by UU ministers, Rev. Michael Crumpler and Rev. Karen Hutt
Mistakes and Miracles: Congregations on the Road to Multiculturalism by Nancy Palmer Jones and Karin Lin (Skinner House Books, 2019)
Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry edited by Mitra Rahnema (Skinner House Books, 2017)
Turning Point: Essays on a New Unitarian Universalism edited by Frederic Muir (Skinner House Books, 2016)
Katha Sagar, Ocean of Stories: Hindu Wisdom for Every Age by Sarah Conover and Abhi Janamanchi (Skinner House Books, 2016)
Love Beyond God: Meditations by Adam Lawrence Dyer (Skinner House Books, 2016)
A Long Time Blooming: Meditations by Marta Valentín (Skinner House Books, 2014)
Falling into the Sky: A Meditation Anthology edited by Abhi Janamanchi and Abhimanyu Janamanchi (Skinner House Books, 2013)
Voices from the Margins: An Anthology of Meditations edited by Jacqui James and Mark D. Morrison-Reed (Skinner House Books, 2012)
Darkening the Doorways: Black Trailblazers and Missed Opportunities in Unitarian Universalism by Mark D. Morrison-Reed (Skinner House Books, 2011)
The Arc of the Universe Is Long: Unitarian Universalists, Anti-Racism, and the Journey from Calgary by Leslie Takahashi-Morris, James (Chip) Roush, and Leon Spencer (Skinner House Books, 2009)
In Between: Memoir of an Integration Baby by Mark D. Morrison-Reed (Skinner House Books, 2008)
Soulwork: Anti-Racist Theologies in Dialogue edited by Marjorie Bowens-Wheatley and Nancy Palmer Jones (Skinner House Books, 2003)
Unitarian Universalism and the Quest for Racial Justice (Unitarian Universalist Association, 1994)
Black Pioneers in a White Denomination by Mark D. Morrison-Reed (Skinner House Books, 1992)
Been in the Storm So Long edited by Mark D. Morrison-Reed and Jacqui James (Skinner House Books, 1991)

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