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