Lola E. Peters lives in West Seattle where she writes essays, poems, and short stories that reflect her commitment to justice. "The Truth About White People" is her first book of essays. Her two collections of poems, "Taboos" and "The Book of David: A Coming of Age Tale," are available through most online retailers. She also wrote "Sister, Sistah… The Parallel and Unequal Lives Of America’s Black and White Women" (Women’s Theological Center, Boston, MA, 1998) and "Patterns In Time: Weaknesses in Community Organizing Theory" (Gustavus Myers Center Newsletter, Boston University, Boston, MA, Fall 2000; reprint Dissent magazine, Spring 2001). While Associate Director for Social Justice and then Director for Antiracism and Justice Programs of the Unitarian Universalist Association, she served as managing editor & columnist for Ethics & Action, a quarterly newsletter for activists. You can follow her on her website, lolaepeters.weebly.com.
by Lola E. Peters