Recommended reading: the race project

This is intended to be a periodically updated post for people interested in the race project. It lists books, articles, speeches, and other resources that inform the work we are doing to create a world in which everyone has a place of value.

Blackmon, Douglas H. (2008). Slavery by Another Name. New York, NY: Anchor Books.

“Only by acknowledging the full extent of slavery’s grip on U.S. society, it’s ultimate connections to present-day wealth and power, the depth of its injury to millions of black Americans, the shocking nearness in time of its true end — can we reconcile the paradoxes of current American life.”

Gutierrez, Gustavo (1996). Essential Writings. James B. Nicloloff, ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

 

Wytsma, Ken (2017) The Myth of Equality: uncovering the roots of injustice and privilege.  Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.