We've collected a library of resources and information that will be helpful in the conversation of racial reconciliation. We cannot endorse every word and image of every resource, but each are quality additions to the ongoing discussion and work. 

Check Out These Books:

Below are a collection of books we think bring multiple perspectives that are important. 

Oneness Embraced 

by Tony Evans

Jesus and the Disinherited 

By Howard Thurman

White Lies

Nine Ways to Expose and Resist the Racial Systems that Divide Us

By Daniel Hill

Becoming Brave

Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now

By Brenda Salter McNeil

Color of Law

The Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America

By Richard Rothstein

The Christian Imagination

Theology and the Origins of Race

By Willie James Jennings

How to Fight Racism

Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice

By Jemar Tisby

Half Breed

Finding Unity in a Divided World

By LeTesha Wheeler

With Justice For All 

by John Perkins

Roadmap to Reconciliation 

By Brenda Salter McNeil

Unsetting Truths

The Ongoing Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery

By Mark Charles

The Color of Compromise

The Truth About the American Church's Complicity in Racism

By Jemar Tisby

Woke Church 

An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice

by Eric Mason

Stride Toward Freedom 

The Montgomery Story

By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where Do We Go From Here

Chaos or Community

By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Cultural Intelligence

Living for God in a Diverse, Pluralistic World

By Darrell L. Bock

Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0 

Moving Communities into Unity, Wholeness, and Justice.

by Brenda Salter McNeil

The Next Evangelicalism 

Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity

By Soong Chan Rah

Prophetic Lament

A Call for Justice in Troubled Times

By Soong Chan Rah

Insider Outsider

My Journey as a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for Us All

By Brian Loritts

Santa Biblia

The Bible Through Hispanic Eyes

By Justo L. Gonzalez

Why Are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria

By Beverly Daniel Tatum

White Awake

An Honest Look at What It Means to be White

By Daniel Hill

Just Mercy

By Bryan Stevenson

Divided By Faith

By Michael Emerson & Christian Smith

Race & Place

How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation

By David Leong

The Cross and the Lynching Tree

By James H. Cone

Letters to a Birmingham Jail

Edited By Bryan Loritts

The Next Worship  

Glorifying God in a Diverse World

by Sandra Marie Van Opstal

Faith Rooted Organization 

Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World

By Rev. Alexia Salvatierra

The Warmth of Other Suns

The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

By Isabel Wilkerson

Around the Web 

  • Seeing whiteness: Exercises in understanding race by Reggie Williams
  •  The Privilege Walk: this activity is eye-opening and is best for diverse groups.
  •  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.
  • 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?
  • Action Steps  suggested action steps for youth, students, faculty, staff, administrators, etc.
  • RACE: Are We So Different? Educational Exhibit :: A Project of the American Anthropological Association
  • EdChange :: awareness activities; diversity awareness quizzes; handouts; social justice songs and quotes

Check Out These Video Resources:

Stories are great ways to share perspective. We've found these movies can be helpful in opening conversation with someone not like you.


  • Get Out
  • Zootopia
  • The Help
  • Roots
  • Remember the Titans
  • Glory Road
  • Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
  • Selma
  • Hidden Figures
  • In the Heat of the Night
  • Crash
  • School Ties
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • 13th
  • American History X
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
  • 42
  • This is England
  • Bamboozled
  • Gran Turino
  • Same Kind of Different as Me
  • Malcolm X


  • The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This is Our Song (PBS 2 Part Series.)
  • The Trail of Tears (PBS Documentary)
  • The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross- Amazon Prime/PBS (6 episode series)
  • The Chinese Exclusion Act- Amazon Prime/PBS
  • 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


More Videos

  • The danger of a single story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (TED Talk)
  • How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them, Vernฤ Myers (TED, filmed Nov 2014)
  • 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.”