Racial Injustice Resources

Below is a list of resources you can use to help educate yourself on racial injustice.

Tapestry Sermon on Racial Injustice


The New Jim Crow
Between The World And Me
White Fragility
The Color Of Compromise

I Am Not Your Negro
Teach Us All

Codes Switch
Scene On Radio
United States of Anxiety

Additional Resources

We'd also like to share this list curated by Claudia Williams. Claudia has broken her list down by levels.

Level One
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: https://www.harpercollins.com/9780060935467/to-kill-a-mockingbird/

Under Our Skin by Benjamin Watson: https://www.tyndale.com/p/under-our-skin/9781496413307

While the World Watched by Carolyn McKinstry and Denise George: https://www.tyndale.com/p/while-the-world-watched/9781414336374

White Picket Fences by Amy Julia Becker: https://www.navpress.com/p/white-picket-fences/9781631469206

Level Two
Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation by Latasha Morrison: https://latashamorrison.com/book/

Beyond Colorblind by Sarah Shin: https://www.ivpress.com/beyond-colorblind

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America by
Michael D. Emerson and Christian Smith: https://global.oup.com/ushe/product/divided-by-faith-9780195147070?cc=us&lang=en&

The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/190696/the-warmth-of-other-suns-by-isabel-wilk erson/

Level Three
I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown: http://austinchanning.com/the-book

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby: https://www.thecolorofcompromise.com/

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/beverly-daniel-tatum/why-are-all-the-black-kids-sitting-toget her-in-the-cafeteria/9781541616585/

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson: https://justmercy.eji.org/

Rediscipling the White Church: From Cheap Diversity to True Solidarity David W. Swanson

Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0: Moving Communities into Unity, Wholeness and Justice by Brenda Salter McNeil https://www.ivpress.com/roadmap-to-reconciliation-2-0

The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong Can Be Made Right by Lisa Sharon Harper https://lisasharonharper.com/the-very-good-gospel/

Beyond Hashtag Activism: Comprehensive Justice in a Complicated Age by Mae Cannon https://maecannon.com/2020/04/10/beyond-hashtag-activismcomprehensive-justice-in-a-compli cated-age-2/

Movies & Videos
Just Mercy: available to rent for free for the month of June on digital platforms. https://justmercy.eji.org/

Systemic Racism Explained:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrHIQIO_bdQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3ebrHhFCiZh6D o7klCxObhZvZTvP_xjrTjryxMRp-Ew7f9Ku5kWJkptfk

The Hate U Give: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MM8OkVT0hw

The Bible Project—Justice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A14THPoc4-4

https://esaumccaulley.com/podcast/ https://antiochpodcast.org/

Children & Youth
Anti-Racist Baby by Ibram Kendi (Baby) https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/624774/antiracist-baby-by-ibram-x-kendi-illustrat ed-by-ashley-lukashevsky/

The Colors of Us by Karen Katz (Pre-school) https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780805071634

A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory (Elementary) https://akidsbookabout.com/products/a-kids-book-about-racism

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March by Lynda Blackmon Lowery (Teen)
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/315827/turning-15-on-the-road-to-freedom-by-ly nda-blackmon-lowery/

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi (YA) https://www.lbyr.com/?s=Stamped

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell (YA) https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9780711245211/This-Book-Is-Anti-Racist.html?direct=1

Parenting Podcasts & Blogs
Why You Need to Talk About Race With Your Kids (Podcast): https://bit.ly/36NbeQi

Raising Kids Who Will Initiate Racial Equality (Blog Post): https://bit.ly/3eFPDfl

How To Talk To Kids About The Stories We Tell Ourselves (Blog Post): https://bit.ly/2MiEkxL