Justice Resources

Justice resources

Trying to understand what it means for you to seek justice and fight racism? Find books, podcasts, movies, videos, and more that will help you make sense of the gospel and race.  

I DON’T UNDERSTAND HOW RACISM RELATES TO THE BIBLE.

Book | The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby 

Book| The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone

Book| Divided By Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America by Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith

Audio| Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from A Birmingham Jail | Read MLK’s letter

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

Book| The Very Good Gospel by Lisa Sharon Harper

Book | Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice by Eric Mason

I FEEL SHAME WHEN I THINK ABOUT RACISM.

Article| Guilt and Shame: Roadblocks and Catalysts in Racial Bridge Building by Judy Wu Dominick

Book| Prophetic Lament: A Call to Justice in Troubled Times by Soong-Chan Rah

Video| Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Series by Emmanuel Acho

Book| Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race. Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us by Benjamin Watson

Book| White Awake by Daniel Hill

I FEEL STUCK. I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO ABOUT RACISM.

Book| Be The Bridge by LaTasha Morrison

Book| How To Be An Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

Book| How To Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice by Jemar Tisby 

Video| Cracking The Codes: Dr. Joy DeGruy “A Trip To The Grocery Store”

Article| ‘Not Racist’ is Not Enough: Putting In The Work To Be ‘Anti-Racist’

Video| Peter Norman’s silent heroism during the 1968 Olympics from ESPN

Book| Roadmap To Reconciliation: Moving Communities into Unity, Wholeness, and Justice by Brenda Salter McNeil

I’M CONFUSED ABOUT RACISM.

Article| Asian American Athletes Speak Out Against Coronavirus Racism from The Undefeated

Book| Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Book| The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

Book| Full Dissidence: Notes from an Uneven Playing Field by Howard Bryant 

Article| In Campaign Against Racism, Team Names Get New Scrutiny from The New York Times  

Book| Stamped From The Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi 

Video| The Story Behind This Iconic Olympics Protest from Vox

Video | The Stop: Living, Dying and Driving While Black: WNBA Social Justice Discussion by The Undefeated

Book| Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Book| Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery by Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah

TALKING ABOUT RACISM HAS BECOME EXHAUSTING FOR ME.

Book| Becoming Brave by Brenda Salter McNeil

Book| Healing Racial Trauma: The Road to Resilience by Sheila Wise Rowe 

Book| I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

Article | In Justice Movements, We Cannot Neglect Our Souls

PODCASTS | MOVIES | VIDEOS

Podcast| 1619 

Podcast| Be The Bridge

Podcast| Chasing Justice

Podcast| Code Switch 

Podcast| Pass The Mic

Podcast| The Reclaim Podcast 

Podcast| Where Ya From? 

Podcast| Teaching Hard History

Podcast| Truth’s Table

Netflix| 13th 

Netflix| All-American

Netflix| Basketball or Nothing

Netflix | High Flying Bird

Netflix| The Playbook

Netflix| Zion

Netflix| When They See Us

Amazon Video| The Color Of Compromise video series

Amazon Video |Do The Right Thing

Amazon Video| Just Mercy and movie discussion guide

Amazon Video| Woodlawn

Video series| African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

Video series| Asian Americans from PBS

Video series | Latino Americans from PBS

Video series| Native America from PBS

Youtube| The Next Question

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