7 Myths About Black Lives Matter That People Need to Stop Believing, by Casey Bond

50 States, 50 Different Ways of Teaching America’s Past, Jericka Duncan, Christopher Zawistowski, and Shannon Luibrand

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice, by Corinne Shutack

97 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice, by Corinee Shutack

A Womanist Queer Theology, Pamela Lightsey

Acting Against Racism Conversation Guide, The Christian Century

Aggregated Recommendations and Course Work from the UCC

Am I Racist?, by Peter Fenn

An Essential Reading Guide for Fighting Racism, by Arianna Rebolini

Answering the Call: An Anti-Racism Training, by Dr. Jacqui Lewis

Anti-Racist Resources for Parents

Asian Americans, PBS

Be a Co-Conspirator – Not Just an Ally, by Dr. Bettina Love

Becoming Less Defensive About White Privilege, by Peter W. Marty

Before You Call, Tyler Merritt

Birth of a White Nation, Jacqueline Battalora

Black History Month 2021 Virtual Racial and Social Justice Workshops/Programs

Caught Up in God, by Willie James Jennings

Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person, by Gina Crosely-Corcoran

Fact Check: The origins of the Colors and Symbols of the Confederate Flag, from Reuters Fact Check

Flying the Confederate Flag Only Serves to Honor Racism, by Spencer Black

From Safe Spaces to Brave Space, a New Way to Frame Dialogue Around Diversity and Social Justice, by Brian Arao and Kristi Clemens

How to Be an Anti-racist, Ibram X. Kendi

How to Be White, by Susan Thistlethwaite

How to Become Aware of Privelege, authors Robin DiAngelo and Ibram X. Kendi 

How to Deconstruct Racism One Headline at a Time, Baratunde Thurston

How Do We Start to Heal from the Pain of Racial Division, Ruby Sales

How White People Got Made, by Quinn Norton

Ibram X. Kendri Anti-Racism Books to be Made into Films by Netflix

Imagine How Expansive Racial Justice Can Be – The Next Question

It’s not enough just to feel sorry about the death of George Floyd, by Susan Thistlethwaite

JustUs Monologues – MOTUS Theater

Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community, from Sunshine Behavioral Health

Our Stories, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

People of Colour Have to Code-Switch to Fit in with White Norms, by Natalie Morris

Race: The Power of an Illusion, California Newsreel

Racism among white Christians is higher than among the nonreligious, by Robert P. Jones

Racism is Real, Brave New Films

Reflections from a Token Black Friend, by Ramesh A Nagarajah

Rethinking How We Celebrate American History – Indigenous People’s Day, by Dennis W. Zotigh and Renee Gokey

Reverse Racism – Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, with Emmanuel Acho

Revolutionary Love: A Conversation between Rev. Traci Blackmon and Valarie Kaur

The 1619 Project, The New York Times

The Call of This Moment – Five Essential Steps Toward an Anti-Racist Multicultural, Inclusive America, by Rev. Dr. Jacqueline J. Lewis

The Choice, Procter & Gamble

The Cross and the Lynching Tree, James Cone

The Danger of the Single Story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Disturbing History of the Suburbs, Adam Ruins Everything

The Gospel and Race and How Jesus Related to Those Considered Outsiders, West Ohio United Methodist Church

The Half Has Never Been Told, by Edward Baptist

The Man Behind Critical Race Theory, by Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker

The Talk, Procter & Gamble

There is No Such Thing as Reverse Racism, The Root

These 16 Books Explain White Supremacy in the US, by Arianna Rebolini

Thomas Jefferson on the African Race, Notes on the State of Virginia

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho

UndocuAmerica Project – MOTUS Theater

Unlocking Us, Brené Brown

Unspoken: America’s Native American Boarding Schools, PBS

VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer Explains Systemic Racism, The Week

Vision Maker Media – Native American and Alaska Native Media

What Being Hispanic and Latinx Means in the United States, Fernanda Ponce

What Black Lives Matter Means (and Why It’s Problematic to Say “All Lives Matter”), by Lizz Schumer

What Is BIPOC and Why You Should Use It, by Mahreen Ansari

What is White Privilege?, John Amaechi

What Mediators Can Do to Strengthen Democracy, by Kenneth Cloke

When Black People Are in Pain, White People Just Join Book Clubs, by Tre Johnson

When Demons Float, by Susan Thistlethwaite

White Bred, Ross Tierney

White Boy Privilege, Royce Mann

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard to White People About Racism, by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, by Peggy McIntosh

White Supremacy is a Script We’re Given at Birth, by Reggie Williams

Who Gets to be Afraid in America, by Ibram X. Kendi

Why Now? The Roots (and possible and possible future) of Colorado’s Reckoning with Racism Past and Present, by Kevin Simpson

Why You Need to Stop Saying “All Lives Matter”, by Rachel Elizabeth Cargle

 

Visit the Rocky Mountain Conference website for additional resources.

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