MLK Jr. urged UU’s in his 1964 Ware Lecture to wake up and stay woke. He talked about Rip Van Winkle. We remember that Rip Van Winkle slept twenty years. When he went up to bed the sign on the Inn had a picture of King George III of England. When he came down, the sign had a picture of George Washington, the first president of the United States. 

Here is the video of the reflection and sermon: Woke