The Board of Outreach has been hosting discussions (via Zoom) about racial and social justice issues in America. In addition to the United Church of Christ social justice resource page, listed below are more resources recommended by Outreach committee members (click + to view):
Growing in habits that make us more inclusive...
What if I Say The Wrong Thing? 25 Habits for Culturally Effective People, by Vernā A. Myers
Learning more about the history of Black people in the United States...
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019, by Ibram X. Kendi
Learning about the cost of racial discrimination in the United States...
The Sum of Us, by Heather McGhee
For a few more ideas, see the Christian Science Monitor's "Anti-racism reading list: 10 books to get started."
A collection of NPR Fresh Air interviews...
Talking with children about race...
Parents might also watch a YouTube video entitled "Parenting in Support of Black Lives: How to Build a Just Future for Kids" produced by the Commonwealth Club and Common Sense Media, which offers a resource page for parents.
While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours of my life you inspired me.