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Books

"Letters To a Birmingham Jail”-Bryan Loritts
“Oneness Embraced”- Tony Evans
“The New Jim Crow”- Michelle Alexander
“From Strength to Love”- Martin Luther King Jr.
“Let Justice Roll Down”- John Perkins
“Same Kind Of Different As Me” –Ron Hall and Denver Moore
“Being White”- Paula Harris and Doug Schaupp
“White Metropolis: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion in Dallas”- Michael Phillips
"Divided By Faith" -Michael Emerson and Christian Smith                                                                                 


Movies/Media
 

  • Zootopia
  • The Help
  • Roots
  • Remember the Titans
  • Glory Road
  • Same Kind of Different as Me
  • The Color of Fear, Lee Mun Wah (1994, 90 minutes)
  • Race - The Power of an Illusion, California Newsreel
    (2003, three 56 minute episodes)
  • What's Race Got to Do with It?, California Newsreel (2006, 49 minutes)
  • Skin Deep, Frances Reid (1995, 53 minutes)
  • Them and Us: prejudice and self-understanding, Learning Seed (2007,             23 minutes)
  • How biased are you?, Discovery Channel (2004 & 2001, 45 minutes)
  • Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, Katrina
  • The danger of a single story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    (TED, posted Oct 2009) web:www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story/transcript?language=en
  • How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them, Vernā Myers (TED, filmed Nov 2014) web:www.ted.com/talks/verna_myers_how_to_overcome_our_biases_walk_boldly_toward_them
  • Question Bridge: “Question Bridge is an innovative transmedia project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of black men from diverse and contending backgrounds and creates a platform for them to represent and redefine black male identity in America.” web: www.questionbridge.com/

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Internet Resources

(From Rev. Megan Pike, Second Baptist Church Little Rock)
Seeing whiteness: Exercises in understanding race by Reggie Williams
--on the web: www.christiancentury.org/article/2016-06/seeing-whiteness

 The Privilege Walk: this activity is eye-opening and is best for diverse groups
--video and questions on the web: www.buzzfeed.com/dayshavedewi/what-is-privilege#.jnlPz857V

 Facing Racism in a Diverse Nation: "A six-session discussion guide to help all kinds of people take part in meaningful dialogue to examine gaps among racial and ethnic groups and create institutional and policy change." Available in English and Spanish.
--on the web: www.everyday-democracy.org/resources/facing-racism-diverse-nation

 Engagement Games/Activities: low, medium, and high risk games/activities to engage your church in race conversations; these games/activities can serve as a follow-up to viewing the film What’s Race Got to Do with It?
--on the web: www.whatsrace.org/pages/games.html

Action Steps :: suggested action steps for youth, students, faculty, staff, administrators, etc.
--on the web: www.whatsrace.org/pages/actions.htm

Get Involved :: suggestions for dialogue, education, and action; great ideas specifically for people of faith
--on the web: www.tracesofthetrade.org/get-involved/
--on the web: www.tracesofthetrade.org/guides-and-materials/faith-based-materials/ideas-for-congregations/
--on the web: www.tracesofthetrade.org/guides-and-materials/faith-based-materials/actions-of-faith-communities/

RACE: Are We So Different? Educational Exhibit :: A Project of the American Anthropological Association
--on the web: www.understandingrace.com

 TEACHING TOLERANCE :: A PROJECT OF THE SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER
--on the web: www.tolerance.org/activities?keys=racism&level=All&subject=All

 EdChange :: awareness activities; diversity awareness quizzes; handouts; social justice songs and quotes
--on the web: www.edchange.org/multicultural/activityarch.html