Racial Justice / Theology resources

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Our Epiphany series on race is the start, not the end, of the conversation on race. There is still so much to learn and discuss and do. If you'd like to get more involved in racial justice initiatives at Forefront, email us!

To dig in more, here is a list of resources recommended by last Sunday's panelists:

Theology Books

The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone

America's Original Sin by Jim Wallis

A Theology of Liberation by Gustavo Gutierrez

Introducing Asian Feminist Theology by Kwok Pui-Lan

Womanist Midrash by Rev. Wilda Gafney

Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit by Patrick S. Cheng

History / nonfiction books

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

The Color of Success by Ellen Wu

The Making of Asian America by Erika Lee

How the Irish Became White by Noel Ignatiev

Waking Up White: Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving

Films

"13" (Netflix)

“Who Killed Vincent Chin" documentary 

Articles

Model Minority and the Wedge between Black and White America by Kenji Kiramatus

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Three Pillars of White Supremacy by Andrea Smith 

The History of the Idea of Race and Why it Matters by Audrey Smedley 

"The Case for Reparations" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack 

Why We Never Talk about Black on Black Crime by Michael Harriot

How America Spreads the Disease that is Racism by not Confronting Racist Family Members and Friends by April Harter

Opportunities for White People in the Fight for Racial Justice