Just Mercy Resources

Week Two Resources (August 26)
Week Four Resources (September 9)


So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
I Bring the Voices of My People by Chanequa Walker-Barnes
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi


Kimberlé Crenshaw’s TED Talk on Intersectionality


“Language Matters: The Shift from ‘Slave’ to ‘Enslaved Person’ May be Difficult, but It’s Important
“Why We’re Capitalizing Black”
“Where Did BIPOC Come From?”

Week Five Resources (September 16)


Microaggressions in Ministry by Cody J. Sanders and Angela Yarber
Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
I Bring the Voices of My People by Chanequa Walker-Barnes
Growing in God’s Love: A Story Bible Ed. Elizabeth F. Caldwell and Carol A. Wehrheim (This is the Story Bible I mentioned briefly from the Weekday School)


White Privilege by Peggy McIntosh
One of numerous articles regarding Irwin County Detention Center
Article regarding SBC Defense of Slavery and Racism
Young Gifted & Black Bookstore in Stone Mountain

Week Six Resources (September 23)


Womanist Theological Ethics: A Reader Ed. Katie Geneva Cannon, Emilie M. Townes, and Angela D. Sims
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
The Evidence of Things Not Seen by James Baldwin
Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin


103 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
Stone Mountain History
Campaign Zero
8 Can’t Wait

Additional Resources


The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B Du Bois
Too Heavy a Yoke by Chanequa Walker-Barnes
When Momma Speaks: The Bible and Motherhood from a Womanist Perspective by Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder
The Pentecost Paradigm: Ten Strategies for Becoming a Multiracial Congregation by Jacqueline J. Lewis and John Janka


1619 Project
Code Switch
Black History Year
Nice White Parents
The Untold Story: Policing

Resource Lists

CBF Advocacy Racial Justice Reading List
30 Day Education Plan
Resources on Policing, Prisons, and Punishment (Note the last section focuses specifically on Christianity)

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