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The Black Church (PBS): This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
This two-part PBS documentary celebrates the Black Church as a bedrock of resilience through America's 400-year history of oppression and slavery.
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The Black Church (PBS companion book)
A companion to the PBS documentary series, this book amplifies the Black Church's 400-year journey of resilience and public witness.
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Be the Bridge
Addressing systemic racism within the church, this book facilitates restorative reconciliation through discussion, lament, confession, repentence, and forgiveness.
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Asian American Christian Collaborative
This ecumenical organization highlights various Asian American experiences and provides resources to explore racial justice and personal identity.
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Failing at Assimilation and Finding Abundance
This article shares the personal experience of an Asian American woman as a volunteer in an Evangelical Church. It considers issues of white transparency, white superiority and hospitality.
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Becoming an Anti-racist Church: Journeying Toward Wholeness
This powerful book explains racism in the American church and outlines practical strategies to become an anti-racist congregation.
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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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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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Interfaith Responses to Racism
This website shares sacred texts that denounce racism from multiple faith traditions.
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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.
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Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)
This organization sheds light on America's legacy of slavery, racial violence, and mass incarceration. Through its museum and outreach programs, visitors learn about inequalities and reparative actions to address contemporary injustices.
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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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