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Books – Deeper Dives or Specific Issues

The Cross and the Lynching Tree

James H Cone (Orbis, 2011)

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America

Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith (Oxford UP, 2000)

Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation

Miroslav Volf (Abingdon, 1996)

Jesus and the Disinherited

Howard Thurman (Beacon, 1976)

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson (Spiegel & Grau, 2014)

A movie based on the book is also available. Watch trailer

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Michelle Alexander (New Press, 2012)

Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times

Soong-Chan Rah (IVP, 2015)

Race and Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation

David Leong (IVP, 2017)

Reconciling All Things: A Christian Vision for Justice, Peace and Healing

Emmanuel Katongole and Chris Rice (IVP, 2008)

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Tribe: Why Do All Our Friends Look Just Like Us?

Sandra Unger (Fortress, forthcoming in September 2020)

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Robin DiAngelo (Beacon, 2018)

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