Martin and Malcolm Were Both Right

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Guest minister Rev. Clovice Lewis offers a sermon called “Martin and
Malcolm Were Both Right” at the February 25, 2024, service. His sermon
discusses how the differences between Martin Luther King, Jr. and
Malcolm X served to create a synergy that emboldened young black people
during the civil rights era in the United States. That synergy, while
frightening to many white people during the time, allowed them to chose
what they thought was the “lesser of two evils”. Rev. Lewis describes
how the vision of both men was exactly appropriate and necessary for the
era they lived (and died) in, and how those visions still resonate today.


Rev. Lewis is a professional cellist and composer who composed his first
symphony at the age of 17, and was a professor of computer music at UC
Santa Barbara from 1978-1986. He has also been a serial entrepreneur and
software designer for the past 30 years. In addition to music and
technology, he has had had a life-long passion for aviation, and has
been a private pilot since 1987. Clovice received a Master of Divinity
degree from the Starr King School for the Ministry in May of 2021 and
was ordained as a Unitarian Universalist Minister in 2022. His ministry
emphasizes breaking down racial, class, and ethnic barriers, and
preaching the gospel of the madness of human self-extinction.


Worship Leader: Rev. Clovice Lewis

Worship Associate: Dena Dickinson