Bruce Southworth

Bruce Southworth

Since 1982, Bruce Southworth has been the Senior Minister of The Community Church of New York (CCNY) Unitarian Universalist. He is active with a variety of interfaith and social justice organizations, including Standing of the Side of Love, the New Sanctuary Movement, Labor-Religion Coalition, and Pride in the Pulpit. Other affiliations have included  the Interfaith Coalition for Neighborhood-Police Partnerships (originally the Interfaith Coalition Against Police Brutality) for which he was a founding member and Co-Chair; Vice President of PEARL (National Committee on Public Education and Religious Liberty); and membership on the Executive Committee of the Religious Action Network of the American Committee on Africa. In 1994, he served as an election observer in Soweto, South Africa.

Contributors

July 9, 2013

As Nelson Mandela nears the end of a very full life, Bruce Southworth offers this reflection on the man of history.