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Anti-Racism: Adults: History of Race in America

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


The 1619 Project     An African American and Latinx History of the United States     An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States     Against Civility               Asian American Histories of the United States     Black Hands, White House: Slave Labor and the Making of America     Black Suffering: Silent Pain, Hidden Hope          A Black Women's History of the United States          Caste (Oprah's Book Club) by Isabel Wilkerson     Picture of Four Hundred Souls     Harvest of Empire by Juan Gonzalez          The Making of Asian America          Not "a Nation of Immigrants"          Project 562 by Matika Wilbur     The Rediscovery of America     Slavery in Early Christianity: Expanded Edition          Stamped from the Beginning Revised Edition     Unbroken and Unbowed          We Survived the End of the World: Lessons from Native America on Apocalypse and Hope          White Borders               

Blogs, Podcasts & Articles

  • Broken Lands, hosted by Matthew Cobb and Leora Tadgerson(Gnoozhikaaning, Bay Mills, and Wiikwemkong) – A podcast that arose out of reparations work in the ELCA Northeastern Minnesota Synod and discusses issues of treaty violations, reparations, and reconciliation; episodes are often approximately 30 minutes long, and season 2 just launched in October
  • Native American History Episodes” on Unsung History, hosted by Kelly Therese Pollock – A playlist from a podcast that highlights lesser known and untold histories of historically marginalized groups, including women, people of color, and Indigenous communities; the collection contains 11 episodes, and episodes are generally 40 – 55 minutes long

Doing Good Together encourages families to explore Our [Nation's] Storied History with children to empower all kids with stories that inspire civic engagement and a hunger for justice; includes picture books and books for teens and adults.


race construction and the work of the church

from PBS




What Is Critical Race Theory and What Christians Should Know


  • GCORR REAL TALK video to learn more about Critical Race Theory

  • Critical Race Theory Infographic Series download

  • Christian Voices on Critical Race Theory
  • More Christian Perspectives (additional resources)
  • How White Christians Can Learn from Critical Race Theory

Expanding the Table for Racial Equity

Two six-video sessions with diverse leaders covering a range of topics. Appropriate for tweens, teens and adults.

In Our Library

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States