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Anti-Racism Resources for White Christians

June 17, 2020

Let sadness become determination.
- His Holiness the Dalai Lama 

RESOURCES FROM OLD SOUTH CHURCH IN BOSTON & THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

VIDEOS

ART

NONFICTION

  • James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
  • *James H. Cone, The Cross and the Lynching Tree
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me
  • Susan E. Davies & Sister Paul Teresa Hennessee, eds., Ending Racism in the Church
  • *Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility
  • *Michael Eric Dyson, Tears We Cannot Stop:  A Sermon to White America
  • Henry Louis Gates, The Trials of Phillis Wheatley
  • Kerry K. Greenidge, Black Radical
  • *Drew G. I. Hart, Trouble I’ve Seen, Changing the Way the Church Views Racism
  • *Ibram X. Kendi, How to be an Antiracist
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Strength to Love
  • Jelani Memory, A Kid’s Book About Racism
  • Otis Moss III, Blue Note Preaching in a Post-Soul World:  Finding Hope in an Age of Despair
  • Michele Obama, Becoming
  • *Ijeoma Oluo, So You Want to Talk About Race
  • Lorraine Elena Roses, Black Bostonians and the Politics of Culture, 1920-1940
  • Layla F. Saad, Me and White Supremacy
  • *Jemar Tisby, The Color of Compromise:  The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism
  • *Jim Wallis, America’s Original Sin:  Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America
  • Raphael G. Warnock, The Divided Mind of the Black Church:  Theology, Piety and Public Witness

FICTION

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah  (2013).  Nigerian author Adichie won the 2013 U.S. National Book Critics Circle Fiction award.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates,  The Water Dancer: A Novel
  • Tayari Jones, An American Marriage: A Novel
  • Kiley Reid, Such a Fun Age

POETRY

  • Claudia Rankine, Citizen, An American Lyric.  Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry and other honors.

REPORTS

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