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Resources

Events

May

15 May 7pm

15may RSVP for this event here –> https://www.facebook.com/events/939148519438940/

 

radrec

Online Book Club/Dialogue on “Radical Reconciliation”

by Allan Aubrey Boesak and Curtiss Paul DeYoung – more info at the link

http://austinchanning.com/blog/2015/5/realradrev1 ‪#‎RealRadRev‬ Book is available on loot.co.za and from Amazon for ebook version.

Books

The Heart of Racial Justice: How Soul Change Leads to Social Change

by Brenda Salter McNeil & Rick Richardson

The racial divide is one of the most pervasive problems the Church faces.  In The Heart of Racial Justice we posit that this problem is ultimately spiritual and must be solved using a new approach that produces both internal change and social transformation.

(description from her website http://saltermcneil.com/resources/)

reconciliation

Reconciliation: Our greatest challenge – our only hope

by Curtis DeYoung

In this book Curtiss DeYoung addresses the “costly problem” of division and animosity between elements in our culture and issues a call for radical commitment to reconciliation which he sees as a fundamental mandate in the Christian gospel. (amazon)

(view full description at Urban Ministry)

DisunityinChrist

Disunity in Christ

by Christena Cleveland

“Christena Cleveland is a social psychologist with a hopeful passion for overcoming cultural divisions in groups. Drawing from a vast body of research, she uncovers the underlying processes that affect relationships within and between groups and helps leaders understand how to promote an appreciation for diversity and build effective collaborations with diverse groups.” (via Amazon)

WABKST

Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria

by Beverly Tatum

“Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, asserts that we do not know how to talk about our racial differences: Whites are afraid of using the wrong words and being perceived as “racist” while parents of color are afraid of exposing their children to painful racial realities too soon. Using real-life examples and the latest research, Tatum presents strong evidence that straight talk about our racial identities-whatever they may be-is essential if we are serious about facilitating communication across racial and ethnic divides. We have waited far too long to begin our conversations about race. This remarkable book, infused with great wisdom and humanity, has already helped hundreds of thousands of readers figure out where to start.” (via Amazon)

People to follow
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Christena Cleveland
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Austin Channing Brown
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Jim Wallis
Organisations to follow
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Race Forward
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The Warehouse
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Freedom Mantle
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I Am Africa
Definitions

Anti-Racism

Anti-racism is the practice of identifying, challenging, and changing the values, structures and behaviors that perpetuate systemic racism. (Ontario Anti-Racism Secretariat)

Anti-racism is the active process of identifying and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies and practices and attitudes, so that power is redistributed and shared equitably. (NAC International Perspectives: Women and Global Solidarity)

http://www.ucalgary.ca/cared/antiracismdefined

 

Non-Racialism

 

…will be updated soon with more definitions..thank you for your patience!

A Deeper Look

“Rethinking Non-Racialism” – Kathrada Foundation

http://www.kathradafoundation.org/sites/default/files/publications/Leadership%20booklet%20280512.pdf

 

“Systemic Racism” – MAUCC.org

http://www.wamsucc.org/education-urban-immersion_39_2878173104.pdf

 

“Non-Racialism” –

The History of Non-Racialism in South Africa

http://hsf.org.za/resource-centre/focus-chapters/focus-56-chapters/review-michael-cardo