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Anti-Racism: Adults: Past & Present

books, videos, online resources for individual and group study/discussion on racism, antiracism and white supremacy culture

Books

The Arc of Truth: The Thinking of Martin Luther King Jr.     Asian American Histories of the United States          Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman's Journey with Depression and Faith     The Black Church by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.               Getting to the Promised Land     Walking the Way of Harriet Tubman: Public Mystic and Freedom Fighter     How the Word Is Passed     Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11               Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism--and What Comes Next     The Price of the Ticket     Rebels, Despots, and Saints: The Ancestors Who Free Us and The Ancestors We Need to Free          Something in the Water: A 21st Century Civil Rights Odyssey     Stringing Rosaries          Until I Am Free     White Borders          Picture of White Too Long     Wild Tongues Can't Be Tamed

Podcasts, Blogs & Articles

In A Time For Reckoning: North American Christianity and Indigenous Cultural GenocideMike Morrell offers a call to awareness, humility, repentance, and action; includes resource lists for reading/study; supporting, enjoying and learning from Indigenous artists; and specific actions for individuals, households, and congregations.

Walter Brueggeman's An Unwelcome Read of History (09.30.20)

Video

Denise Lajimodiere: Stringing Rosaries

Denise Lajimodiere’s academic book, Stringing Rosaries: The History, the Unforgivable, and the Healing of Northern Plains American Indian Boarding School Survivors, delves deep into American Indian boarding schools, the unsettling history, stories of abuse, and the trauma that continues to affect many of the survivors’ families yet today.

Stringing Rosaries

BIGSTAR

White Fatigue: Authored and narrated by Robe Imbriano and executive produced and creative directed by BigStar’s Josh Norton.

[See also: What Is White Fatigue?]

is a response to criticism generated from its predecessor, 

Pilgrimages

Gathering

As part of Healing Minnesota Stories’ effort to create dialogue, understanding and healing between Native and non-Native peoples, Minnesota Council of Churches offers Sacred Site Tours of the Twin Cities area. The tour includes information on Dakota history, culture and sacred sites, as well as the oppression and genocide they faced, and ultimately their exile. 

As the topics are quite serious the tours are considered age appropriate for high-school age or older.

Learn more and register here.

Multimedia

Disparity Trap: The Socially Conscious Board Game provides an easy way to have the hard conversations around race & privilege in America and how they impact society in systemically dominant (SD) and systemically non-dominant (SND) ways. The game play is like many of its kind, where your individual goal is to accrue as much wealth as possible. But where it differs is that you can have a team goal as well where you work with  your fellow players to dismantle the Disparity Traps seeking to keep everyone in poverty. Within this game you also step into someone else’s shoes; to experience the disparities within an identity different from your own. Throughout the game, the dice roll correlates your identity in the game to real life statistics.

So like life, the dice are in your hands, but the odds are not.

Other Book Lists

 

10 Books By Black Authors That You Need To Read Right Now

Works by writers like bell hooks, Damon Young and James Baldwin that will educate and make an impact on everyone.

By Tessa Flores