Resources for Nurturing a Beloved Community: A Call to Action for a Revolution of Values

Resources for Nurturing a Beloved Community: A Call to Action for a Revolution of Values for Jubilee Justice and Tackling Racism and Classism

Organizations (National/Regional)

Organizations (North Carolina)

Books and Other Resources: 

    • A Testament of Hope (Martin Luther King writings) edited by James Washington
    • Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor by Liz Theoharis
    • Ambassadors of Reconciliation, Vols 1 & 2 by Elaine Enns and Ched Myers
    • A Black Theology or Liberation, Black Theology and Black Power, the Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone
    • Blood Done Sign My Name by Tim Tyson
    • Buffalo Shout, Salmon Cry: Conversations on Creation, Land Justice, and Life Together by Steve Heinrichs
    • The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race by Willie James Jennings
    • Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement by Barbara Ransby
    • Europe and the People Without History by Eric Wolf
    • Good White People: The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti- Racism and Revealing Whiteness: The Unconscious Habits of Racial Privilege by Shannon Sullivan
    • Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report: http://greensborotrc.org
    • Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod, and Norman Noonan
    • Highlander: No Ordinary School by John M. Glen
    • The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter
    • An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
    • I’ve Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle by Charles Payne
    • Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman (and other writings by Thurman)
    • Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin by John D’Emilio
    • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
    • Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, From Ferguson to Flint and Beyond by Marc Lamont Hill
    • Parting the Waters, Pillar of Fire, and At Canaan’s Edge (The King Years Trilogy) by Taylor Branch
    • Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
    • People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
    • Radical Discipleship: https://radicaldiscipleship.net
    • Radical King edited by Cornel West
    • Sabbath and Jubilee by Richard Lowery
    • Seeing White (podcast series, 8 parts so far as of May 25, 2017) by the Duke Center for Documentary Studies: http://podcast.cdsporch.org/episode-31-turning-the-lens-seeing-white-part-1
    • Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram Kendi
    • Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of Godby Kelly Brown Douglas
    • The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear by William Barber II with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
    • Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It by Robert Lupton
    • Transforming Power: Biblical Strategies for Making a Difference in Your Community by Robert Linthicum
    • When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert
    • Why You Can’t Teach United States History Without American Indians by Susan Sleeper-Smith et. al.
    • Yours, Mine, Ours: Unraveling the Doctrine of Discovery by Intotemak