So many people are asking “What can I do?”
Here are some great resources to help you take a next step.
Have a conversation with someone who doesn’t look like you. Ask questions. And then ask “Is there more?”
Read a book. Expand your thinking. Even better, read it with a few friends. Here are a few to choose from:
- The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby
- I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
- Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
- White Fragility by Robin Diangelo
- Divided by Faith by Michael Emerson
- The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
- White Awake by Daniel Hill
- The Myth of Equality by Ken Wytsma
- The Third Option by Miles McPherson
- How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
- Be The Bridge by Latasha Morrison
- Let the Trumpet Sound: The life of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Stephen Oates
Bible Reading Plans from YouVersion
- Be The Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation by Latasha Morrison
- Cultivating a Heart of Mercy by Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King
- The Power of Unity by Tony Evans
- Overcoming by Letitia Wright
Check out Patrick’s candid conversations with Ryan Leak and Liz Vaughn.
Our Missions Pastor Terrace Clayton & Student Pastor Brian Moore had a great conversation about raising kids to be aware, understanding privilege, and how to listen to and learn from others’ perspectives.
Watch this powerful conversation between Children’s Pastor Anne King, Kindergarten Director Amanda Corneh & Assistant Principal Stephanie Clayton.
Resources for Parents
Books to read with your children:
- We’re Different, We’re the Same by Sesame Street
- When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner
- She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton
- Ruby Bridges: A Brave Child Who Made History by Jeri Cipriano
- Trailblazers: Martin Luther King, Jr.: Fighting for Civil Rights by Christine Platt
- Martin Luther King: The Peaceful Warrior by Ed Clayton
- Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robinson
- A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory
These books are available in the RPC Richmond Campus Kids Library and can be borrowed for free when the library reopens.
You can also watch Story Time with Pastor Anne as she reads three books that help with healthy ideas about race and equality for children.