Anti-racism resources



Here is a list of videos, articles, podcasts and more to help us understand the nature of structural racism, implicit bias, white privilege, white supremacy and more.  This list will be modified as new important resources are discovered.  Check back often.  Be challenged, grow.  Racism and white supremacy are sins and we must understand and work to end both. 


READ:


Candid Discussion of the Christian Response to Racism


Inclusivity is a Gospel Issue


Beginning to Face Racism as a Church


American Christians Race Problem


How Christians Can Respond to Unjust Policing


Working for Racial Justice (from Presbyterians Today Magazine)


White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack


What is White Privilege, Really?


How Antebellum Jails Supported Slavery - a Legacy that Continues Today


FOR YOUNG READERS:  CENTERING BLACK LIVES (a listing of Black authors really for all ages)


White Supremacy and the Church


Systemic Racism has Consequences for All Life in Cities


We'll Never Fix Systemic Racism By Being Polite


White Fragility Self Test


White Christian America Needs Moral Awakening


The Inherent Problem of Whiteness in Our Polity (Presbyterian Outlook, August 3, 2020)


My Thoughts On George Floyd -Danny Murphy, General Presbyter, Trinity (SC) Presbytery


Lament to Hope


Justice and Mercy


White Supremacist Ideas have Historical Roots in U. S. Christianity


PC(U.S.A.):  What We Need to Root Out


A Woman from the North Discovered Her Ancestors Owned Slaves


Tools for Anti-Racist Teaching (PBS)


A Statement from the PC(U.S.A.) Special Committee on Racism, Truth & Reconciliation


White Americans:  Please Don't Turn Away from Racial Injustice


WATCH:


Tone Policing (a pdf)


James Baldwin debates William Buckley


Toni Morrison on Racism


James Weldon Johnson:  To America


Carmen Laberge - Christian We Cannot Be Silent


Is Reverse Racism a Thing?


Race Vs Religion: Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man


Introduction to the Belhar Confession


Becoming Less Racist (a 5 video series)


The Long Shadow - a Documentary Film (this is about 90 minutes, but well worth the time.) View on Amazon Prime, or Kanopy (through the Library) Click here to watch the trailer.


Robin DiAngelo discusses White Fragility  (about 90 minutes total)


Robin DiAngelo Wants White People to Stop Saying They are Not Racist   (6 minutes)


LISTEN:


Black Like Me by Dr. Alex Gee - any episode, or better yet, subscribe and learn!


Historically Black - A six session podcast on little known facts about Black History in America


Why Americans Don't Learn About Tulsa, or Juneteenth (Washington Post Podcast)