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Antiracism Bibliography

Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: New Press, 2012.

Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017.

Barndt, Joseph. Becoming the Anti-racist Church: Journeying Toward Wholeness. Philadelphia, Fortress Press, 2011.

Baldwin, James. The Fire Next Time. New York: Vintage International, 1991.

———. Go Tell It on the Mountain. New York: Penguin, 1953.

———. Notes of a Native Son. Boston: Beacon Press, 2012.

Beals, Ivan A. Our Racist Legacy: Will the Church Resolve the Conflict? Notre Dame: Cross Cultural Publicans, 1997.

Bell, Derrick. Faces At The Bottom Of The Well: The Permanence Of Racism. New York: Basic Books, 1993.

Boff, Leonardo. Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1997.

Boggs, Grace Lee. The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.

Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo. Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013.

Callahan, Allen Dwight. The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

Charles, Mark and Soong-Chan Rah. Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery. Downer’s Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2019.

Chesney-Lind, Meda, and Marc Mauer, eds. Invisible Punishment: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment. New York: New Press, 2003.

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir. New York: Spiegel and Grau, 2008.

———. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy. New York: One World, 2018.

Cockburn, Alexander, and Jeffrey St Clair. Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs and the Press. New York: Verso, 1999.

Cone, James H. A Black Theology of Liberation. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1970.

———. The Cross and the Lynching Tree. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2013.

Collins, Patricia Hill. Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Cross, Alan. When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better Way of Jesus. Montgomery: NewSouth Books, 2014.

Davidson, James West. “They Say”: Ida B. Wells and the Reconstruction of Race. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

DiAngelo, Robin. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism. Boston: Beacon Press, 2018.

DuBois, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America. New York: Free Press, 1998.

———. The Souls of Black Folk. New York: Penguin, 2021.

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne. An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015.

Dupont, Carolyn Renee. Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975.  New York: NYU Press, 2015.

Duncan, Lenny. Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the U.S. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2019.

Emerson, Michael O. Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Farley, Reynolds, and Walter Recharde Allen. The Color Line and the Quality of Life in America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Felder, Cain Hope. Stony the Road We Trod: African American Biblical Interpretation. Minneapolis:

Fortress Press, 1991.

Foner, Eric. Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877. New York: Harper Perennial, 2014.

Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.

Gates Jr., Henry Louis. Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow. New York: Penguin Press, 2019.

Gibony, Justin. Compassion and Conviction: The AND Campaign’s Guide to Faithful Civic Engagement. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP, 2020.

Glaude, Eddie S. Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul. New York: Broadway Books, 2017.

Goetz, Rebecca Anne. The Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2012.

Griffin, David Ray. The Christian Gospel for Americans: A Systematic Theology. Anoka, MN: Process Century Press, 2019.

Gutierrez, Gustavo. A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1988.

Harris, David A. Profiles in Injustice : Why Racial Profiling Cannot Work. New York: New Press, 2002.

Hart, Drew G. I. Who Will Be a Witness?: Igniting Activism for God’s Justice, Love, and Deliverance. Independence, MO: Herald Press, 2020.

———. Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism. Independence, MO: Herald Press, 2016.

Hill, Daniel. White Awake: An Honest Look at What It Means to Be White. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2017.

Heltzel, Peter. Jesus and Justice: Evangelicals, Race, and American Politics. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.

Henry, Matthew. Teaching While Black. Charlotte: Main Street Rag Publishing, 2020.

Humphreys, Jose. Seeing Jesus in East Harlem: What Happens When Churches Show Up and Stay Put. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2018.

Ince, Irwyn L., Jr. The Beautiful Community: Unity, Diversity, and the Church at Its Best. InterVarsity Press, August 2020.

Jennings, Willie James. The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010.

Jones, Doug. Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing That Changed the Course of Civil Rights. New York: All Points Books, 2019.

Jones, Robert P. White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2020.

Kidd, Colin. The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

King, Martin Luther. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. Edited by James M. Washington. San Francisco: HarperOne, 2003.

———. Where Do We Go from Here?: Chaos or Community. Boston: Beacon Press, 2010.

Kendi, Ibram X. Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. New York: Bold Type Books, 2017.

Kivel, Paul. Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers, 2017.

Massey, Douglas S., and Nancy A. Denton. American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Marsh, Charles. God’s Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Mauer, Marc. Race to Incarcerate. New York: The New Press, 2006.

Madigan, Tim. The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. Middletown, DE: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2003.

McCaulley, Esau. Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope. Downers Grove, Ill: IVP Academic, 2020.

Metzl, Jonathan M. Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland. New York: Basic Books, 2020.

Niringiye, David Zac. The Church: God’s Pilgrim People. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015.

Northup, Solomon. Twelve Years a Slave. New York: Penguin, 2012.

Ortiz, Paul. An African American and Latinx History of the United States. Boston: Beacon Press, 2018.

Quadagno, Jill. The Color of Welfare: How Racism Undermined the War on Poverty. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Resendez, Andres. The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America. Boston: Mariner Books, 2017.

Rivera, Raymond. Liberty to the Captives: Our Call to Minister in a Captive World. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012.

Ross, Lawrence. Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2016.

Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. New York: Liveright, 2018.

Sanders, Bo C., and Randy Woodley. Decolonizing Evangelicalism. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2020.

Smith, Andrea. Unreconciled: From Racial Reconciliation to Racial Justice in Christian Evangelicalism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019.

Smith, Robert C. Racism in the Post Civil Rights Era: Now You See It, Now You Don’t. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996.

Sue, Derald Wing. Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2016.

Tisby, Jemar. How to Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2021.

———. The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Reflective, 2020.

Thurman, Howard. Jesus and the Disinherited. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1996.

Tyson, Timothy B. Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story. New York : Broadway Books, 2004.

Wallis, Jim. America’s Original Sin. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2017.

Ward, Jesmyn. The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race. New York: Scribner, 2016.

West, Cornel. Race Matters. Boston: Beacon Press, 2017.

Wilkerson, Isabel. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration.New York: Vintage, 2011.

———. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. New York: Random House, 2020.

Williams, Montague R. Church in Color: Youth Ministry, Race, and the Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2020.

Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2005.