Racial Justice Resources

Resources

ELCA Statement “Freed in Christ: Race, Culture and Ethnicity”

https://elca.org/Faith/Faith-and-Society/Social-Statements/Race-Ethnicity-and-Culture

 

ELCA Racial Justice page

https://elca.org/Resources/Racial-Justice

 

Implicit Bias:

NYT/POV's Saleem Reshamwala – 4 minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JVN2qWSJF4

 

U. Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business – 8 minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoBvzI-YZf4


 

Programs

 

The Black Church https://www.pbs.org/show/black-church/

 

Summer of Soul (Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) 

Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5Pp-qbTIss

 

Streaming: Watch Summer of Soul Streaming Online | Hulu (Free Trial

 

Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem (Brave New Films)

https://misdemeanorfilm.org/

 

For kids!

We the People  We The People | Official Trailer | Netflix“This series of ten animated music videos brings musicians and directors together to remix civics for a new generation.”


 

Suggested Reading

Online newsletter:

“The Anti-Racism Daily” https://www.antiracismdaily.com/about

Books:

 

1) Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

2) The Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabel Wilkerson

 

3) Stony the Road--Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

 

Newspaper Articles:

       1) A Washington Post article about the Lynching of Emmet Till.  Click here for article. 

Video:

       1) The story behind the Emmett Till memorial sign that continues to be vandalized

       2) Ole Miss frat brothers brought guns to an Emmett Till memorial. They’re not the first. 

        

Questions?  Want to learn more about the OSA Racial Justice Task Force?  Contact Pastor John at pastor@osanyc.org, or call the office at 212-923-5757.