Racial Justice Resources For Adults


Books for Adults

My Grandmother’s Hands– Resmaa Menakem

The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World Paperback – Desmond Tutu , Mpho Tutu

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness – Austin Channing Brown

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness – Michelle Alexander

Dear Church : A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the US – Lenny Duncan

The Police Killings No One Is Talking About – Stephanie Woodard

Decolonizing Antiracism – Bonita Lawrence and Enakshi Dua

Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism, Second Edition- Rosalind S. Chou and Joe R. Feagin

Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama- Diane C. Fujino

War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony – Nelson A Denis

A People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn

White Privilege Books

Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race – Debby Irving

Me and White Supremacy : Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor- Layla Saad, Robin Diangelo

White Fragility : Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism – Robin DiAngelo

Citizen: An American Lyric – Claudia Rankine

Podcasts- Videocasts

Seeing White – Podcast

Town Hall: Listening to Latino/a/x Lutheran Faith Leaders

Nativity LGBTQ+ Family Week Videos

ELCA Ethnic Ministry Strategic Plans

Strategy Toward Authentic Diversity
Declaration of the ELCA to People of African Descent
American Indian and Alaska Native Strategic Plan
African Descent Strategic Plan
Arab and Middle East Strategic Plan 
Asian and Pacific Islander Strategic Plan
Latino Strategic Plan
Many Voices Tell the Story