Resources


Anderson, Carol, One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy, (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019).

  • White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, (Bloomsbury, 2017).
  • Baldwin, James, The Fire Next Time, (Vintage, Re-issue, 1992).
  • I Am Not Your Negro, (Vintage, 2017).
  • Baptist, Edward E., The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2014).
  • Becket, Sven, The Empire of Cotton: A Global History, (Knopf, 2014).
  • Boesak, Allan Aubrey, Curtiss DeYoung, Radical Reconciliation: Beyond Political Pietism and Christian Quietism, (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Book, 2012).
  • Brown, Dee, Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West, (Picador, 2010).
  • Brown, Dorothy, The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans and How We Can Fix It, (Crown NY, 2021).
  • Carter, Terrell, Healing Racial Divides: Finding Strength in Our Diversity (Chalice Press 2018).
  • Taking Apart Bootstrap Theology: Gospel of Generosity and Justice, (Judson Press, 2021).
  • Police On A Pedestal: Responsible Policing In A Culture of Worship, (Praeger, 2019).
  • Walking the Blue Line: A Police Officer Turned Community Activist, (ReadHowYouWant, 2015).
  • Cerrotti, Dennis Lyle, Hidden Genocide, Hidden People. (Wellesley, MA: Sea Venture Press, 2014).
  • Coates, Ta-Nehisi, Between The World And Me, (Random House, 2017).
  • We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy, (One World, 2018).
  • DiAngelo, Robin, What Does It Mean To Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy, (Peter Lang Publishing, 2012).
  • ________ White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism, (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2018).
  • Douglas, Frederick, The Life & Times of Frederick Douglas, (Dover Publications, 2003).
  • My Bondage & My Freedom, (Pretorian, 2019).
  • Dyson, Michael Eric, Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America, (St. Martin’s Press, 2017).
  • Glaude Jr., Eddie S., Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons For Our Own, (Crown, 2020).
  • Griffin, John Howard, Black Like Me, (Berkley, 50th Edition, 2010).
  • Higginbotham, Leon A., Jr., Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process, (New York, NY: Oxford Press, 1996).
  • Jacobs, Harriet, Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl and The Anti-Slavery Alphabet, (Seawolf Press, 2020).
  • Katz, William Loren, Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage. (New York, NY: Atheneum Books, 2012).
  • Kendi, Ibram, Stamped From The Beginning, (Bold Type Books, 2019).
  • How To Be An Antiracist, (One World, 2019).
  • Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019, (One World, 2021).
  • King Jr., Martin Luther, Strength to Love, (Fortress Press, 2010).
  • A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches, (Harper One, 2003).
  • Letter From Birmingham Jail, (Penguin UK, 2018).
  • Lowery, Wesley, They Can’t Kill Us All, (Back Bay Books, 2017).
  • Mills, Charles, The Racial Contract, (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1997).
  • Morrison, Toni, The Origins of Others, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017).
  • Beloved, (Vintage, Re-print edition, 2004).
  • Newcomb, Steven T., Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery. (Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2008).
  • Olue, Ijeoma, So You Want to Talk About Race, (Seal Press, 2018).
  • Ortiz, Paul. An African American and Latinx History of the United States. (Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2018).
  • Perry, Imani, Breathe: A Letter To My Sons, (Beacon Press, 2019).
  • Petry, Anne, Harriet Tubman: Conductor On The Underground Railroad, (Amistad, 2018).
  • Resendez, Andres, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, (Mariner Books Re-print, 2016).
  • Resmaa, Menakem, My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, (Central Recovery Press: Las Vegas, NV, 2017).
  • Saad, Layla, Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor, (Sourcebooks, 2020).
  • Shakir, Assata, Assata: An Autobiography, (Lawrence Hill Books, 2020).
  • Stannard, David E., American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New World, (Oxford University Press, 1993).
  • Stevenson, Bryan, Just Mercy, (Spiegel & Grau, NY, 2015).
  • Thomas, Angie, The Hate You Give, (Balzer & Bray, 2017).
  • Tisby, Jemar, The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism, (Zondervan, 2019).
  • Trouillot, Michel-Ralph, Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History, (Beacon Press, 2nd Revised Edition, 2015).
  • Van Sertima, Ivan, They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient America, (New York, NY: Random House, 1976).
  • Villanueva, Edgar, Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance. (Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2018)

(Note: This is simply a list of books that are available and may be of interest and value. The ARTF makes no recommendations and encourages parents to preview all material prior to providing any book to a child. The ARTF also strongly recommends that parent(s) read any book(s) with their child and take the time to allow for discussion and conversation.)

  • Bogan, Carmen, Where’s Rodney, (Yosemite Conservancy, 2017) Ages 4-8
  • Brown, Karamo, I Am Perfectly Designed, (Henry Holt & Co., 2019). Ages 3-5
  • Choi, Yansook, The Name Jar, (Dragonfly Press, 2003) Ages 3-7
  • Coleman, Evelyn, White Socks Only, (Albert Whitman & Co., 1996) Ages 4-8
  • Cook, Trishe, Full, Full of Love, (Candlewick, 2008) Ages 2-5
  • Cooke, Michelle, Our Children Can Soar, (Bloomsbury Children, 2012) Ages 4-8
  • Diggs, Taye, Chocolate Me, (Square Fish, 2015) Ages 4-8
  • Essa, Huda, Common Threads: Adam’s Day At The Market, (Sleeping Bear Press, 2019) Ages Pre-school - 2
  • Fox, Mem and Weise, George, Whoever You Are, (Clarion Books, 2006) Ages Pre-School - 3
  • Green, Toby, A Fistfull of Shells, (Penguin, 2020) Ages Junior High - High School
  • Higginbotham, Anastasia, Not My Idea, (Dottir Press, 2019) Ages 12-18
  • Hoffman, Mary, Amazing Grace, (Dial Books, 1991) Ages 4-8
  • Hubbell, Patricia & Tate, Don, Black All Around, (Lee & Low Books, 2010) Ages 4-7
  • Johnson, Angela, All Different Now, (Simon & Schuster, 2014) Ages 5-9
  • Kendi, Ibram, Cherry-Paul, Sonja, Reynolds, Jason, Stamped For Kids: Racism, Antiracism and You, (Little Brown Books, 2021) Ages 6-10
  • Khalil, Aya, The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story, (Tilbury House, 2020). Ages 6-8
  • Kissinger, Katie & Bonhoff, Chris, All the Colors We Are: The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color, (Redleaf Press, 2014) Ages 3-6
  • Lionni, Leo, Little Blue and Little Yellow, (Dragonfly Books, 2017) Ages Pre-School - 2
  • Madison, Megan, Ralli, Jessica & Roxas, Isabel, Our Skin, A First Conversation About Race, (Rise x Penguin, 2021) Ages 2-5
  • Mohammad, Btihaj, The Proudest Blue, (Little Brown Books, 2019). Ages 4-8
  • Mora, Oge, Thank You, OMU, (Little Brown Books, 2018) Ages 4-8
  • Newton, Vanessa, Let Freedom Sing, (Blue Apple Book, 2009) Ages 4-8
  • Perry, La Tashia M., Skin Like Mine, (G Publishing, 2016) Ages 1-12
  • Ransome, Lisa Cline, Finding Langston, (Holiday House, 2020) Ages 8-12
  • Robertson, David & Flett, Julie, When We Were Alone, (Highwater Press, 2016) Ages 6-8
  • Rodriguez, Ayesha, I Am … Positive Affirmations For Brown Boys, (Jaye Squared Youth Empowerment Services, 2016) Ages 3-12
  • Rodriguez, Ayesha, I AM … Positive Affirmations For Brown Girls, (Jaye Squared Youth Empowerment Services, 2016) Ages 3-12
  • Stojic, Manja, Hello World, (Boxer Books, 2009) Ages 3-6
  • Stone, Nic, Clean Getaway, (Yearling 2021) Ages 8-12
  • Yousafzai, Malala, I Am Malala, (Back Bay Books, 2015) Ages 13-17

  • Coates, Ta-Nehisi, “The Case for Reparations,” The Atlantic, June 2014
    http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/.
  • THEOLOGIES, CHRISTOLOGIES, AND GOD OF CULTURES
  • Feminist Documentaries
  • Journey to Liberation: The Legacy of Womanist Theology Legacy of Womanist Theology
  • This is My Body: Black Womanist Christology in Perspective Black Womanist Christology in Perspective
  • Eradicating Misogyny, Heterosexism, and Homophobia in Black Churches Eradicating Misogyn, Heterosexism, and Homophobia in Black Churches
  • Dr. Renita Weems: [Scream] Trayvon Martin Rev. Dr. Renita Weems Sermon “Scream” Trayvon Martin
  • Ferminist Readings
  • Introducing Womanist Theology – Stephanie Y. Mitchem
  • An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation – Nyasha Junior
  • Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenges to Womanist God-Talk – Delores S. Williams
  • Enfleshing Freedom, body, race, and being, — M. Shawn Copeland
  • Embracing the Spirit: Womanist Perspectives on Hope, Salvation & Transformation – Emile M. Townes
  • Women Race and Class – Angela Davis
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine and the Foundations of a Movement
  • The James Cone Collection
  • For My People: Black Theology and the Black Church: Black Theology and the Life of the Church (Bishop Henry McNeal Turner Studies in North American Black Book
  • Said I Wasn’t Gonna Tell Nobody: The Making of a Black Theologian
  • A Black Theology of Liberation - Fourtieth Anniversary Edition
  • Black Theology and Black Power
  • God of the Oppressed
  • Latinx and Mujerista Resources
  • Mujerista Theology – A Theology for the Twenty-First Century, Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz
  • A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology: Religion and Justice, Maria Pilar Aquino
  • Decolonizing Biblical Studies: A View from the Margins, A Postcolonial Commentary on the New Testament, Fernando F. Sergovia
  • Racism and God-Talk: A Latino/A Perspective – Ruben Rosario Rodriguez
  • The Ties That Bind: African American and Hispanic American/Latino/a Theologies in Dialogue – Anthony B. Pinn and Benjamin Valentin
  • Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America – Juan Gonzalez
  • Asian and Asian American Resources
  • Heart of the Cross: A Postcolonial Christology, Anne Joh
  • Making Paper Cranes: Toward an Asian American Feminist Theology, Mihee Kim-Kort
  • Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times, Soong Chan Rah
  • Off the Menu: Asian and Asian North American Women’s Religion and Theology, Rita Brock
  • Postcolonial Bible (Bible and Postcolonial), R.S. Sugirtharajah
  • Voices from the Margins, R.S Sugirtharajah
  • The Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism, Rosalind S. Chou and Joe Feagin