The One-Year Anniversary of the Shooting of Dontre Hamilton

"An opportunity for a nationwide wake-up call..."

The one-year anniversary of the shooting of Dontre Hamilton in Red Arrow Park is this Thursday, April 30, 2015. [Post by Rev. Elaine Peresluha, Interim Senior Minister, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee ] Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug 9, 2014. Since that death, law enforcement officials in other cities […]

Black Lives Matter at First Unitarian Church

In the heart of one of the nation’s most segregated cities, the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. [Post by Rev. Elaine Peresluha, Interim Senior Minister, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee ] By publicly hanging a Black Lives Matter banner on our historic church, we are affirming the importance […]

Black Lives Matter

Somebody did the math. Every 28 hours, a black person is killed by a police officer or vigilante. In Milwaukee, Sunday, Dec. 14, Unitarian Universalists are joining other people of faith at Red Arrow Park (where Dontre Hamilton was shot and killed by a police officer in April) for National Black Solidarity Sunday at 2:00 […]