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Black Theology Reading Group Resource List

Black Theology Reading Group Resource List. Includes books the group is reading as well as podcasts, web resources, and more.

ASALH

ASALH is the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Inc.Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham of Harvard University is the ASALH President.Established on September 9, 1915 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, we are the Founders of Black…

Francis Sumner, PhD, and Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD.

Brief biographical sketches of the first two African Americans psychologist , male and female, to get a Ph.D. in this discipline.

Francis Sumner, PhD, is referred to as the “Father of Black Psychology” because he was the first African American…

Waking Up White With Debby Irvine Part 1 (Podcasts)

30 minutes Listen. Download available. Debby Irving is a racial justice educator and author of the book Waking Up White. She talks about the way her world was shaken when she began understanding the extent to which her whiteness has been crucial to…

The Cry of the Earth and The Cries of the Poor: An OFM Study Guide on the Care of Creation

CuraCreato-EN.pdf
A beautifully illustrated 48 page guide that opens with the Canticle of Creatures. "The resource booklet which you are about to read is likewise an exhortation to be open to the world around us, to listen attentively to all those creatures who…

What is Ecotheology? (Videos)

Under 2 min video from Audiopedia. Provides a brief definition, meaning, and explanation of the ecotheology movement.

Community Organizing

Description and how-to of community organizing for the cause for justice. Source URL: https://lptsstor.blob.core.windows.net/documents-library/docs/default-source/OA/ADL/ACowserCommunityOrganizingPresbyteriansToday.pdf

Three Pulitzer Prize winners discuss powerful stories of slavery, race, and resistance (Videos)

Streamed live and organized by Oxford University Press, during the June 2020 protests globally in support of Black Lives Matter, three Pulitzer Prize winners Nikole Hannah-Jones, W. Caleb McDaniel, and Jeffrey C. Stewart discuss their award-winning…

Can "White" People Be Saved? Triangulating Race, Theology, and Mission by Love L. Sechrest, Johnny Ramirez-Johnson, and Amos Yong. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, 2018.

Can “White” People Be Saved? Triangulating Race, Theology, and Mission. Edited by Love Sechrist, Ramirez-Johnson, and Yong (IVP Books, 2018). E-book available.From the Publisher's Book Website, Contributions by Willie James Jennings, Andrea Smith,…

How we think about beauty and blackness can save lives

4000 words.  Longform article. In this article, Enuma Okoro drawing on her own experiences, history, and the U.S. philosopher Elaine Scarry's "lateral disregard" concept, she asks, "How much has been lost to the West by the refusal to see beauty in…

“You’re calling me a racist?” The Moral and Emotional Regulation of Antiracism and Feminism

Feminist researcher Sarita Srivastava highlights the differences between non-racist and anti-racist work. Non-racist work refers to a liberal colour-blind ideal of equality that wants to bypass differences through ignoring them. Anti-racism, on the…

No Ordinary Angel: celestial spirits and Christian claims about Jesus by Susan R Garrett (New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2009) (The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library)

352 pages. A New Testament scholar compares ancient and modern stories about angels, and examines their relationship to Christology In this provocative, intelligent, and highly original addition to the Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library, Susan R.…

Becoming like Creoles : living and leading at the intersections of injustice, culture, and religion

Creolization offers a way of envisioning a future through interplay between cultural diversity, injustice and oppression, and intersectionality. Becoming Creoles prepares followers of Jesus to live in a world where injustice is real and cultural…

The Myth of Equality (Videos)

The Myth Of Equality | Is It A Moral Responsibility To Think About Privilege? By Ken Wystma

Ken Wystma is part of a fun experiment exploring what a classical education in college means for Christian Discipleship. This is a video of his talk…

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Becoming the Beloved Community: Antiracism Resource Packet (short version)

PWBecomingBelovedShort.pdf
PW’s anti-racism resource packet created in 2010 is designed to help individuals and groups engage the issue of racism, both individually and collectively. Written and compiled by the PW Churchwide Coordinating Team Anti-racism Committee: Esperanza…

E Pluribus Unum - The Last Poets

Excerpt from Genius where this poem resides: “E Pluribus Unum” is a spoken-word song with minimal instrumentation that explores the US Government, specifically, the dollar bill. The spoken-word nature of the song is similar to that of Gill-Scott…

Towards a Bibliography of Critical Whiteness Studies

Spanierman_Todd_Neville(2006)Whiteness_Bib.pdf
This was published as a booklet in 2006 and can be downloaded as a pdf.

The current online version its table of contents are given below. Every section has an introductory essay that describes the topic and scope of coverage along with the list…

Thesaurus of Religious Occupational Terms

Thesaurus of Occupations in the Field of Religion TROT.pdf
Thesaurus of Religious Occupational Terms (TROT) was Prepared by the Joint Taskforce on Best Practices in the Field of Religion and Approved by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office Library of Congress as standard, with the acronym TROT…

Heineken | Worlds Apart | #OpenYourWorld (Videos)

Heinken’s ad features people who disagree on issues like climate change, feminism, and transgender rights. The ad shows them getting to know each other at first doing a task. Then, they are shown short videos that reveal their true opinions. Finally…

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What Racial Terms Make You Cringe?

This is the March 26, 2017 version of the Race/Related Newsletter from The New York Times, Some of the words that are aimed at are: Diversity hire. Ethnic. Exotic. Person of color. Urban.

In Pursuit of Antiracist Justice: Denaturalizing Whiteness in the Academic Library

This article examines racism and the culture of Whiteness in academic libraries in three major areas of public services: space, staffing, and reference service delivery. The authors perform a critical discourse analysis, drawing on critical race…

Women's March 2017 (Signs)

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A young girl carries a sign of why she marches (2017 Women's March, January)

The Social Justice Phrase Guide

SocialJusticePhraseGuide.pdf
The Advancement Project has partnered with The Opportunity Agenda to launch ‘Social Justice Phrase Guide.’ Summary from Advancement Project: Advancing a social justice agenda starts with being smart and deliberate in how we frame our discourse. The…

Well Chosen Words! Inclusive Language with Reference to the People of God. Expansive Language with Reference to God.

Well Chosen Words - Inclusive and Expansive Language Resource.pdf
This is a tri-fold brochure of the PC (USA) that offers inclusive words, language, images and principles for inclusion and justice to all people, including the people of God in the PC (USA). “A concern for inclusive language bespeaks the church’s…

The Race Card Wall

About The Race Card Project, by Michele Norris
The Race Card Project encourages people to condense their observations and experiences about race into one sentence with just Six Words. Since it began in 2010, the Project has received tens of…

The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority by Ellen D. Wu (Publisher Record)

Publisher's Summary:
The Color of Success tells of the astonishing transformation of Asians in the United States from the "yellow peril" to "model minorities"--peoples distinct from the white majority but lauded as well-assimilated, upwardly mobile,…

Terminologies of Oppression

From the About page: This page is generally maintained on unceded and occupied Coast Salish territory, which include the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations respectively (Vancouver,…

Miss Understanding. Two Faiths. One Friendship.

On a dark and stormy night in November 2011 at a local mosque, a small group of Christians and Muslims were gathering for their first “Meet Your Neighbor” event. Sondos, a board member of the mosque at the time, was to co-emcee the event with Michal,…

Showing Up For Racial Justice

This is the website of Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ) , a national network of groups and individuals organizing White people for racial justice. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves White people to act as part of…

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The DNA Journey (Videos): Would you dare to question who you really are?

It’s easy to think there are more things dividing than uniting people. But humans have much more in common with other nationalities than you'd think. Momondo asked 67 people from all over the world to take a DNA test, and it turns out they have much…

Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms PDF Files

The Library of Congress is developing a new vocabulary, entitled Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms (LCDGT). To support use of the LCDGT, the Policy and Standards Division has published a draft Demographic Group Terms Manual, available in…

#CharlestonSyllabus

Chad Williams, chair of the Brandeis University African and Afro-American Studies Department, conceived a new hashtag, #CharlestonSyllabus, to crowdsource a list that provides information about the history of racial violence in the United States, and…

Understanding race: Are we so different? (Website)

This is a project by the American Anthropological Association that looks at race through three lenses: History, Science, and Lived Experience with videos and interactive timelines. It also has a Bibliography, Glossary and Resources (for families,…

Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself

This is the abridged revision of Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself: U.S. Catholic Bishops Speak Against Racism.

Initially issued by the Committee on African American
Catholics in 2001, as a compilation of more than three dozen articles by bishops…

Colours of Resistance Archive

This is the archival website of Colours of Resistance! This collection of articles and resources documents the Colours of Resistance movement's history and help in advancing anti-racism analysis and organizing.

Colours of Resistance (COR) was a…

Racial Equity Tools / Racial Equity Library (Website)

The Racial Equity Tools Website Library hosts the Racial Equity Library with 1700+ resources (With registration for a free account). They include tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and…

Naming and Framing Anti-racism (Dismantling Racism Handout)

This is an exercise / activity to help advance racial justice in a long-term and sustainable way. It teaches naming and framing racism explicitly in organizing.

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Race, Power and Policy: Dismantling Structural Racism

This is a workbook meant to be used in a weekend long session with followup to help people intergrate learning. Prepared for National People’s Action by the Grassroots Policy Project, the 38 page document contains an Introduction, 5 sections,…

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Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice

This is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice adopted in 1978.

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Code Switch : Race and Identity, Remixed (NPR) (Podcasts)

A team of journalists who claim they are definitely not post-racial! Fascinated by the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting, they tell stories and spark…

Decoded (Videos)

This is a playlist of videos from the MTV News series “Decoded,” hosted by Franchesca Ramsey. Franchesca tackles race, pop culture, and other uncomfortable things, in funny and thought-provoking ways. Half sketch comedy, half vlog. New episodes every…

Vocation: How does God call us to live out our faith?

This is a part of the Living Like They Believe series from Faith and Leadership (Duke University): 4 visual poems (videos) with accompanying lesson plans for participants and the facilitator, and the ways four ordinary people live out their Christian…

SACO - Subject Authority Cooperative Program (Website)

Library of Congress webpages to the Subject Authority Cooperative Program (SACO) which enables member institutions to submit subject heading proposals for inclusion in Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and classification number proposals…

Library of Congress to Cancel the Subject Heading "Illegal Aliens"

Executive Summary: In response to constituent requests, the Policy and Standards Division of the Library of Congress, which maintains Library of Congress Subject Headings, has investigated the possibility of cancelling or revising the heading Illegal…

#PulseOrlandoSyllabus

Compiled by librarians and teachers

Statement of Intention (June 16, 2016):

This living document exists as a resource to understand our pain and grief, sadness and healing in the wake of the shooting at Pulse Night Club on June 12, 2016. We…

A Common Word: Between Us and You

The ‘a common word between us and you’ initiative (acw) was launched on October 13th 2007 initially as an Open Letter signed by 138 leading Muslim scholars and intellectuals (including such figures as the Grand Muftis of Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Oman,…

Diversity Terms

This is a glossary of "Multicultural Relations Diversity Terms" from the website of the Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Multicultural Relations is "an introduction and an educational resource provided by The National Multicultural…

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