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Anti-Racism: Children & Families: History of Race in America

print, online and video resources for discussing racism and white supremacy culture; dismantling racism; and raising compassionate, loving children


Welcome to The Ministry Lab's curated list of resources for Talking with Children about the History of Racism and White Supremacy in America. Here you'll find:

  • Children's books suitable for sharing online or in person

If you don't find a resource to fit your need, don't hesitate to consult with The Ministry Lab's director, Emily Meyer, who is happy to assist you.


Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers - Hurston, Zora Neale     Black Is a Rainbow Color     The 1619 Project: Born on the Water     Choosing Brave     The Day King Died: Remembered Through Two Voices and a Choir Trade Book (Hardcover)     Dream Big, Little One          A Flag for Juneteenth by Kim Taylor     How Do You Spell Unfair?: MacNolia Cox and the National Spelling Bee by Carole Boston Weatherford          Ida B. Wells, Voice of Truth     If My Hair Had a Voice     Juneteenth for Mazie     Liberty's Civil Rights Road Trip     Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History     Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History     Magnolia Flower          Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book     Media of Our Children Can Soar     Resistance Stories from Black History     Run, Little Chaski!     Sing, Aretha, Sing!     Stamped (For Kids)     The Story of Juneteenth: Williamson, Dorena, Jenai, Markia: 9781546002161: Books     The Undefeated          We Are Here (An All Because You Matter Book) By Tami Charles, Bryan Collier (Illustrator) Cover Image          

Book Lists

Building Faith's Picture Books for Antiracists provides an overview for:

  • Seeing the Beloved Community
  • Celebrating the Joy in Everyday Life
  • Building Empathy
  • Practicing Love & Kindness
  • Social Justice
  • Embracing a Vision
  • Hope for All

    Chapter Books to Fuel Social Justice Movements

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.



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

Hispanic Heritage Month

Reading Lists for Children