resources for racial reconcilation

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Read Books that Stretch Your Thinking
Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America – Lerone Bennett Jr.
Beloved Community- Charles Marsh
Black Like Me- John Howard Griffin
Crabgrass Frontier- Kenneth Jackson
Disunity in Christ- Christena Cleveland
Diversity Gap- Alvin Sanders
Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion & the Problem of Race in America-Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith
Follow Me to Freedom- Shane Claiborne & John Perkins
Generous Justice – Tim Keller
God’s Long Summer – Charles Marsh
Grace Matters- Chris Rice
Gracism- David Anderson
Jesus & the Disinherited- Howard Thurman
Just Mercy- Bryan Stevenson
Many Colors- Soong-Chan-Rah
More Than Equals – Chris Rice & Spencer Perkins
More Than Serving Tea: Asian American Women on Expectations, Relationships, Leadership and Faith – Kathy Khang
My Soul Is Rested: Story of the Civil Rights Movement in the Deep – Howell Raines
No Future without Forgiveness-Desmond Tutu
Pillar of Fire, Parting the Waters, At Canaan’s Edge (Trilogy on the CRM)- Taylor Branch
Post Black White Church- Efrem Smith
Race Matters – Cornel West
Radical Reconciliation- Allan Boesak & Dr. Curtiss Paul
Reconciling All Things- Emmanuel Katongole & Chris Rice
Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical’s Inside View of White Christianity Edward Gilbreath
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness – Michelle Alexander
The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity- Soong-Chan-Rah
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration – Isabel Wilkerson
United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity- Trillia J. Newbell
Welcoming Justice- John Perkins & Charles Marsh
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? & Other Conversations About Race- Beverly Daniel Tatum
Systemic Racism: A Theory of Oppression- Joe Feagin
The White Racial Frame: Centuries of Racial Framing and Counter-Framing- Joe Feagin

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