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11 Resources
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For Our White Friends Desiring to Be Allies
This article offers practical steps to support people of color and racial justice.
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10 Ways to Appropriately Respond to Racially-Fueled Events
This workshop shares 10 ways faith leaders can process and respond to racially fueled violence like police shootings.
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How to Have Helpful Conversations About Race in the Church: An Anti-Racism Resource
This 11-page guide offers a process and tools to engage in important conversations regarding race.
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White Privilege: Let's Talk - A Resource for Transformational Dialogue
The United Church of Christ offers a free, downloadable curriculum for White faith communities wishing to “engage in safe, meaningful, substantive, and bold conversations on race” and privilege.
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How to Preach a Dangerous Sermon
In this webinar Dr. Frank Thomas shares how to preach and promote justice with moral imagination.
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Ways Your Congregation Can Act Now for Racial Justice
This article lists 10 clear ways to actively support racial justice. It also links to further resources.
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Interfaith Responses to Racism
This website shares sacred texts that denounce racism from multiple faith traditions.
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It's Movement Time Again: a sermon by Rev. William Barber II
This masterful lesson preaches the history of racism, public policy, and religion in America, ultimately calling for an interfaith reconstuction of the United States.
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So You Want to Talk About Race
As a first step to address racism, this straightforward book shares the language of racism and ways to have productive conversations.
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The Sound of the Genuine: Traversing 2020 with Howard Thurman
In this podcast episode, Rev. Otis Moss III connects Howard Thurman's theology and mysticism with current U.S. race relations.
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True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
This documentary follows a lawyer's journey to condemn the U.S. criminal justice system for perpetuating systemic racism. The film explores the intertwined histories of slavery, lynching, segregation, and mass incarceration.

About the Contributor

Contributor
Tim Shapiro
Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.
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