June 08, 2020

Justice Resources

Prayer and Liturgy

Redeemer New York Grace and Race Team

Prayer for our Justice System

A Prayer of Lament for Racial Injustice

A Call to Pray; An Invitation to Lament, Chalmers Center

 

Books

Aliens in the Promised Land, Anthony Bradley

Be the Bridge, LaTasha Morrison

The Color of Compromise, Jemar Tisby

The Cross and the Lynching Tree, James Cone

Free At Last? Carl Ellis

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, Austin Channing Brown

Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson (also a movie, free to stream in June)

Insider Outsider, Bryan Loritts

White Awake, Daniel Hill

The Very Good Gospel, Lisa Sharon Harper

Heal Us, Emmanuel, Compilation

Mother to Son, Jasmine Holmes

Reconciliation Blues, Edward Gilbreath

The Beautiful Community, Irwyn Ince

*Many of these books are sold out at Amazon. Please consider ordering from Hearts & Minds BooksHere’s their list of books written by people of color on injustice and racism.

 

Books for Kids

ColorFull: Celebrating the Colors God Gave Us by Dorena Williamson (Grade: PreK–2; Age: 4–8)

God’s Very Good Idea by Trillia Newbell (Grade: 1–2; Age: 4–8)

God Made Me and You by Shai Linne (Grade: 3–7; Age: 8–12)

The Gospel in Color: For Kids by Curtis Woods and Jarvis Williams (Grade: 5–9; Age: 10+)

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Weatherford (Grade: 7–10; Age: 12–16)

5 Children’s Books on Racism and the Gospel 

God’s Dream and The Children of God Storybook Bible by Desmond Tutu

37 Children’s Books to help talk about Racism & Discrimination

Multicultural Children’s Book Publisher

13 Children’s Books About Race and Diversity from PBS Kids

International Justice Mission Curriculum for Schools

 

 

Websites

Equal Justice Initiative

Be the Bridge (Good list of recommended resources)

Race and Privilege Resource list from Amy Julia Becker (adults and kids)

 

Podcasts and Videos

Pass the Mic

Footnotes with Jemar Tisby

Truth’s Table

Grace, Justice and Mercy: A Conversation with Bryan Stevenson and Tim Keller

Color of Compromise Video Study Guide (included with Amazon Prime)

Justice by the Bible Project

Articles

 

The Bible and Race

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Bryan Stevenson on the Frustration Behind the George Floyd Protests 

Unmasking Racism, Starting with Me

Moving Forward

Justice Too Long Delayed

 

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