Raising Awareness of Racial Injustice

February 15, 2019 — Leave a comment

 

In the last month, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing Jemar Tisby, and then this week attending a talk he gave at a local university… 

Jemar Tisby is a historian and author of the new book The Color of Compromise: The Truth about The American Church’s Complicity in Racism. [ READ our review ]  As the way forward toward a culture of anti-racism, Tisby suggests the course defined by the acronym ARC: Becoming AWARE; Fostering deep interracial RELATIONSHIPS; and COMMITTING to act against the forces of racism. 

Following Tisby’s rubric, here are some books that will help raise our awareness, and orient us into committed patterns of action:

[ Awareness of the History of Racism
[ Awareness of Black Theology ]
[ White Authors Explain White Privilege ]
[ Vision for Anti-racist Action ]
 
 

Awareness of Black Theology 

 
 

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Theology and the
Origins of Race[/easyazon_link]

 

Willie James Jennings

 
 
 
 

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James Cone

 
 
 
 
 

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Black Bodies and
the Justice of God[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Kelly Brown Douglas

 
 
 

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How Everything Wrong
Can Be Made Right[/easyazon_link]

 
 

Lisa Sharon Harper

 
 
 
 
 

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