Here are a couple of things you can watch to help further our understanding in the work of faithful racial justice:
Paul Rucker: The Symbols of Systemic Racism — and how to take away their power • 7 minutes • from 2018
Baratunde Thurston: How to Deconstruct Racism, One Headline at a Time • 16 minutes • also from 2018 • Some perspective on what it is like to be “living while black” in a thought-provoking but at times humorous way.
Ibram X Kendi: How to Build an Antiracist World • 1 hour • from 2020 • A few of Kendi’s books:
- Stamped from the Beginning – The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, • Free to listen to on Spotify this month
- Antiracist Baby • A board book for babies and toddlers
- Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You • A book for older children
Other Film Resources
A conversation with Rev. Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil • 40 minutes • From Asian American Christian Collaborative on how to begin the work of racial justice.
And finally, A list of movies to watch on different streaming platforms
We really hope you will spend some time watching at least one of the things on this list and expanding our understanding of what our black and brown brothers and sisters are experiencing. Let’s do what we can in God’s call for us to truly love one another!