Resources for Learning about Race in America

Here is a list of resources for learning about race in America, which I will add to on a regular basis:

 

Books:

Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me. 

Emerson, Michael O. and Christian Smith. Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America

 

 

Online Articles:

Preston Shipp, “Use of Deadly Force on Black Bodies.” (A Christian, former prosecutor)

William Barber II, “Why We are Protesting in Charlotte.” (A pastor in Charlotte). 

Audio:

Podcast: “Black and White,” the Liturgists Podcast. (By far the best conversation on race in America from a group of Christians I have ever heard).

Film:

“13th.” Documentary (2016).

“Selma” (2015).

“Dear White People” (2014).

Websites:

Campaign Zero: A policy platform for local and national action to end police violence in America. 

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