racial justice resources

Here you will find a variety of resources for our shared Racial Justice work. Have suggestions for other resources to add? Contact Pastor Timoth.

Books Read as Part of Newman UCC's Racial Justice Book Discussion Series

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The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

The Rebel Marcus Madison by Venson Jordan

How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi


Additional Book Recommendations

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Stamped From The Beginning by Imbram X. Kendi

I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Me And White Supremacy by Layla Saad

When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Cullors & Asha Bandele

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward

America's Original Sin by Jim Wallis


Suggested Films and TV Series

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13th (Ava DuVernay)  

American Son (Kenny Leon)  

Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975

Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada)

Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu)

Dear White People (Justin Simien)

Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler)

I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin documentary)

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)

Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton)

King In The Wilderness

See You Yesterday (Stefan Bristol)

Selma (Ava DuVernay)

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.)

When They See Us (Ava DuVernay)


Other Resources

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Resource Library on Whiteness & Racism  

Black Lives Matter Instructional Library

Talking to Children about Racism, Racial Injustice and Protests

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Black Lives Matter Coloring Book

Justice in June - a one-month guide to becoming [better] allies by Autumn Gupta and Bryanna Wallis

UCC Racial Justice Resources - 2020

The Ministry Lab - vast resources on Racial Justice