Racial Injustice and Anti-Racist Resources
curated by the Christian Formation department
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
“Don’t Just Read about Racism, Read Stories about Black People Living” by Nic Stone, published on Cosmopolitan
“10 Insidious Ways White Supremacy Shows Up in Our Everyday Lives” by Kali Holloway, published on Everyday Feminism
“We must truthfully confront our history of racial injustice before we can repair its painful legacy.” – The Equal Justice Initiative
13th explores the systemic criminalization of young black men in America.
Just Mercy tells the true story of civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson.
“Unlocking Us with Ibram X Kendi: How to Be an Antiracist” and “Unlocking Us with Austin Channing Brown: I’m Still Here; Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness” are two individual podcast episodes in which Brene Brown is in conversation with two important Black voices.
“The 1619 Project Podcast“ tells the story of how slavery built America’s economy and culture.
Social Media (and Websites):
The Equal Justice Initiative is dedicated to criminal justice reform, racial justice, and public education. They offer clear, engaging content including videos, interactive maps, and ways to get involved.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture has many online exhibits, and their Talking About Race page is a rich resource no matter where we are on the journey.
Sunshine Behavioral Health has a guide on mental health issues facing the Black community, which highlights the importance of culturally competent care.