Articles by Tai Amri Spann-Ryan
Building a Beloved Community in a Time of War
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan · Sermon for MLK Day from All Souls UU Kansas City
Ahmaud Arbery
30 Day Poetry Challenge
Climate Change in the Age of the Resistance
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan · It should be no secret that I love The Dark Crystal, and have since I was a small child in the '80's. I've always found the journey to discover a path to heal what is broken, without destroying "evil," but by unifying the dark and the...
Flag of Distress/What to a Migrant Child Is July 4th?
Let the (R)Evolution Come from Wisdom: 3 Insights to Help Create a World Free From Violence
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan · What is this world we’ve created for our youth? 7,000 dead to gun violence since 2012?! What is that? The weight that we are leaving for our youth is unbearable to bear witness to, but if we don’t… what kind of world will we have created?
We Don't Have Time to Hate
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan · This sermon was given at the ECM in Lawrence, KS in April 2015. 
Juneteenth: Praise the Lorde, Audre Lorde
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan · Happy father’s day to the fathers, and to our fathers’ fathers, and their fathers’ fathers, and all the way back to Grandfather Sky. Past there to before there were fathers, because all was just ONE.
The (R)Evolution is Unity: Reflections on the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan · Habari Gani! (What's the News in Swahili, the greeting during Kwanzaa) Christmas Day in Willingboro, South Jersey - right outside of Philadelphia - was spent recovering from the road trip from Lawrence, Kansas and gearing up for the...
To the Youth a Day After the Election: Another World Is Possible
We've Been Protesting for Decades. What's It Going to Take to End Police Brutality?
Tai Amri Spann-Ryan · On #BlackLivesMatter, moral injury and activism