Racial Healing, Justice and Reconciliation Commission

Becoming Beloved Community - Resources on Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice

Responding to Racist Violence 

Wonderful resources from The Center for Racial Healing with Dr. Catherine Meeks. 

Roadmap to reconciliation. Dr. Brenda Salter-McNeil - Igniting Reconciliation 

Join the work in Dallas through the Greater Dallas Coalition, a gathering of churches and ministries dedicated to reconciliation through mutual service, prayer and encouragement. For more information Contact Carrie Headington. 

  1. Books
    1. Yet With a Steady Beat: The African American Struggle for Recognition in the Episcopal Churchby Harold T. Lewis
    2. Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
    3. Prophesy Deliverance! An Afro-American Revolutionary Christianityby Cornel West
    4. Race Mattersby Cornel West
    5. God of the Oppressedby James H. Cone
    6. How Africa Shaped the Chrisitan Mind: Rediscovering the African Seedbed of Western Christianityby Thomas C. Oden
    7. The Fire Next Timeby James Baldwin
    8. Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Raceby Beverly Daniel Tatum
    9. The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, 2nd ed.by Khalil Girban Muhammad
    10. Racism Without Racists, 5th ed.by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva 
    11. White Rageby Carol Anderson
    12. Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race in Americaby George Yancy
    13. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindnessby Michelle Alexander
    14. When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoirby Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele
  1. Essays
    1. "Where Do We Go From Here?"by Martin Luther King, Jr.
    2. "What Should White People Do?"by Linda Martín Alcoff
    3. "Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex"by Angela Davis
    4. "The Heresy of White Christianity"by Chris Hedges
  2. Resources/Organizations
    1. Poor People's Campaign
    2. Equal Justice Initiative
    3. Color of Change
    4. Race Matters Institute
    5. Abide Women's Health Services
Commission Members: 

Canon Carrie Headington

The Very Rev. Rob Price

The Rev. John Sundara

Stephanie Hodgkins

The Rev. Victoria Heard

The Rt. Rev. Michael Smith

The Rev. Noe Mendez

The Rev. Matt Burdette