The MN Annual Conference UMC's Rev. Dana Neuhauser offers this list of Books That Can Build Empathy for BIPOC Communities.
Sahan Journal's Hibah Ansari wrote Minnesota’s most diverse cities? New U.S. Census data show communities of color growing in places like Austin and Worthington.
Tyler Merritt's Before You Call the Cops is powerful watching. Get to know him!
Dr. Raj Nadella reflects on The Sower and the Seed and Black Lives Matter.
Krista Tippet discusses Imagination and Fortitude with Jason Reynolds.
Dr. Greg Carey shares an overview and insights in Critical Race Theory: Coming to Terms.
African American Policy Forum short film: The Unequal Opportunity Race
For Collard Girls is a journey, a conversation, and a podcast, that shares the unique, bold and beautiful narrative of womyn of color who are in spaces in the church, in the community, and in the world.
The Connectional podcast, hosted by Revs. Katy Lee and Laquaan Malachi and supported by the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church aims to help church leaders share stories and support one another; current episodes feature BIPOC voices.
Learning How to See: Brian McLaren & Jacqui Lewis with Richard Rohr
Krista Tippet explores being human and being white with John Biewen.
The Dept. of Public Safety, the MN Nat'l Guard and MN State Patrol, established Operation Safety Net, a central, reliable source to counteract misinformation during the trial of Derek Chauvin. Share accurate information with congregations to stay safe, connected and informed.
An Interactive Journal on Christian Social Justice
Their Racial Justice page is updated regularly with articles reflective of current events, issues, and practices.
The Ministry Lab is excited to share access to Rev. Jia Starr Brown's transformative series, Journey to Freedom: Embracing God's Cultural Mosaic of People. Along with diversity trainings, Bible studies, and book groups, the 2020 them, Intersectionality, was brought to life by six guest preachers reflecting on John 4:4-26 (The Woman at the Well) and poetry and music from Minnesota-based artists.
LeaderWise Conversations on Race resume monthly, Monday, October 5 (4-6pm CST). Topics include: Changing Self, Changing Community, and Changing Systems. Each event will feature a guest speaker, time for reflection and conversations, and Q&A. The events are free and open to the public. Registration is open here. Save the dates and invite friends and colleagues to join you.
See the introductory trailer here.