Racial Justice and Racial Reconciliation
- Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church's Long-Term Commitment to Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice
- Blog: A Way Forward: Reflections, Resources & Stories Concerning Ferguson, Racial Justice & Reconciliation
- The Church Awakens: African-Americans and the Struggle for Justice
- Union of Black Episcopalians
- Seeing the Face of God in Each Other: The Antiracism Manual of the Episcopal Church
- Videos from Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice
- Resource list from The Episcopal Church
- Racial Equity Resource Guide from the Kellogg Foundation
- Four sets of Prayers of the People and a Litany of Repentance from SCLM
- North Carolina Council of Churches
- Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network
- A Year of Prayers to End Racism from the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia
- A Booklet of Uncommon Prayer: Collects for the #BlackLivesMatter movement and beyond.
- Walks of Life: A Prayer for Parents Breaking White Silence
Christian Formation Resources
- A Church School Exercise on Race (under the Christian Formation subheading)
- Teaching Tolerance Classroom Resources
- Visualize Diversity activity (older children through adults)
for older teens
- Episcopal Curriculum for Youth: Lesson on Diversity
- Questions Senior Highs Ask: Racism
- Youth Engagement Strategies: YES kit from Visions, Inc.
- Civil Discourse: "On Being" with Krista Tippet
- Even the Stones Cry Out for Justice: 3-5 season Bible study or retreat
- The School for Formation has 5 free video courses for individuals and groups on Racial Justice. Topics include: Spirituality and Racial Justice, Whiteness and Racial Justice, Theology and Racial Justice, Reparation and Racial Justice, and Racism and Racial Justice.
films and documentaries
- Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North. Filmmaker Katrina Browne tells the story of her ancestors, who were Northerners, Episcopalians, and the largest slave-trading family in US history.
- Moving Midway. Plans to move the buildings of Midway, the Cheshire family plantation in eastern North Carolina, were controversial within the Cheshire family, but once the move occurred, the buildings played host to a reunion of the extended Cheshire clan, both black and white. (Joseph Blount Cheshire was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina from 1893 until 1932.)
- Race: The Power of Illusion. California Newsreel’s 3-part documentary about race in society, science and history, produced by PBS. Companion materials are here.
- Unnatural Causes…is inequality making us sick? California Newsreel’s 7-part documentary exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health.
- Slavery by Another Name. The documentary film historical expose produced by PBS about the many ways in which African Americans were intimidated and kept in involuntary servitude long after the Civil War was over.
- From the Back of the Line. Documentary about the effect of US immigration policies in Charlotte, NC
- 13th - In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. Download a discussion guide from www.influencefilmclub.com
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (2015) by Bryan Stevenson. Study Guide available.
- Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God by Kelly Brown-Douglas (2015)
- The Cross and the Lynching Tree (2013) by James H. Cone. Study Guide available.
- Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives by Howard J. Ross (2014)
- Living Reconciliation by Phil Groves and Anghard Parry Jones (2014)
- Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation by Jennifer Harvey (2014)
- Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities, by Mindy Thompson Fullilove (2013)
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander (2012)
- Becoming the Anti-racist Church: Journeying Toward Wholeness by Joseph Barndt (2011)
- Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice, by Paul Kivel (2011)
- White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim Wise (2011)
- Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History by Thomas Norman DeWolf (2009)
- Growing Up in America: The Power of Race in the Lives of Teens by Brad Christerson, Korie L. Edwards, and Richard Flory (2010)
- Reconciliation: The Ubuntu Theology of Desmond Tutu by Michael Jesse Battle (2009)
- Slavery by Another Name: The Re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War Until World War II, by Douglas Blackmon (2009)
- God’s Tapestry: Understanding and Celebrating Differences by William M. Kondrath (2008)
- Understanding and Dismantling Racism: The Twenty-First Century Challenge to White America, by Joseph Barndt (2007)
- Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace by Miroslav Volf (2006)
- Radical Welcome: Embracing God, The Other, and the Spirit of Transformation, by Stephanie Spellers (2006)
- Seeing God in Each Other by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook (Editor) (2006)
- The Church Enslaved by Tony Campolo and Michael Battle (2005)
- Where the Edge Gathers: Building a Community of Radical Inclusion by Yvette A. Flunder (2005)
- Remember: The Journey to School Integration by Toni Morrison (2004)
- A House of Prayer for All Peoples: Congregations Building Multiracial Community by Sheryl Kujawa- Holbrook (2002)
- It’s the Little Things: The Everyday Interactions that Get under the Skin of Blacks and Whites by Lena Williams (2002)
- Lifting the White Veil: An Exploration of White American Culture in a Multiracial Context by Jeff Hitchcock, J. (2002)
- Racial Sobriety: A Journey from Hurts to Healing by Clarence Earl Williams (2002)
- No Future Without Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu (2000)
- Proud Shoes: The Story of an American Family, by Pauli Murray (1999)
- Yet With a Steady Beat: The African American Struggle for Recognition in the Episcopal Church by Harold T Lewis (1996)