Race & Reconciliation Resources


Articles

“Why White Privilege Isn’t Going Away: A Theological Reflection” by Mark Boswell
http://justiceunbound.org/carousel/why-white-privilege-isnt-going-away/

“Can Racially Diverse Churches Exist?” by Cole Brown
http://gcdiscipleship.com/2013/04/10/can-racially-diverse-churches-exist/

“When The Parents are White, The Child is Black, and The Churches are Segregated” by Leah Donnella
https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/09/28/553740407/when-the-parents-are-white-the-child-is-black-and-the-churches-are-segregated

“Colorblind Doesn’t Cut It. Be Brave and Talk to Your Kids About Race” by Patricia Murphy & Katherine Banwell
http://kuow.org/post/colorblind-doesnt-cut-it-be-brave-and-talk-your-kids-about-race

“Developing an Awareness of White Privilege” by Diane S. Schmitz
https://reflectionsnarrativesofprofessionalhelping.org/index.php/Reflections/article/view/785

“What I Said When My White Friend Asked for My Black Opinion on White Privilege” by Lori Lakin Hutcherson
https://onbeing.org/blog/what-i-said-when-my-white-friend-asked-for-my-black-opinion-on-white-privilege/

“70+ Race Resources for White People” by Leslie Verner
http://www.scrapingraisins.com/2016/07/70-race-resources-for-white-people/


Videos/Movies/Documentaries

We Need to Talk About An Injustice: TED Talk by Bryan Stevenson
https://www.ted.com/talks/bryan_stevenson_we_need_to_talk_about_an_injustice

13th: From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment: A Netflix Film
https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741

Breaking Racial Barriers: ARC Conference by Miles McPherson
https://media.arcchurches.com/2018/04/22/main-session-miles-mcpherson-breaking-racial-barriers-carl-lentz/


Books

Dream With Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win by John Perkins

We Need To Talk: Conversations That Matter by Celeste Headlee

Love Undocumented: Risking Trust in a Fearful World by Sarah Quezada

Check out the Highlands Library Amazon Wishlist for more resources and to donate to our lending library:
http://a.co/h4Y4cHG


Podcasts

Uncivil by Gimlet Media
https://www.gimletmedia.com/uncivil

More Perfect by RadioLab
https://www.npr.org/podcasts/481105292/more-perfect

Bias: A Black & White Conversation Between Friends by Smartest Person in the Room
http://www.smartestpersonintheroom.com/bias1/

We Shall Overcome by Arc Stories
http://www.arcstories.com/listen-podcast/2018/2/28/episode-77-we-shall-overcome


Groups

Be the Bridge on Facebook (A community that requires 3 months of silence and learning before participation)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/BetheBridge/