Following the death of George Floyd there has been an increase in interest in Black Lives Matter, Black Theology and anti-racist material. Here is a list of resources that you might find helpful in looking further into how churches and individual Christians might think more deeply about and respond to these issues.

October 2020

Online resources

 

Non-Fiction

  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race – Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • How To Be An Antiracist – Ibram X.Kendi
  • Your Silence Will not Protect you – Audre Lorde
  • White Fragility – Robin Diangelo
  • Natives – Akala
  • Sister Outsider – Audre Lorde
  • White – Richard Dyer
  • Black and British – David Olosuga
  • BRIT(ish) – Afua Hirsch
  • Me and White Supremacy – Layla Saad
  • Black, Listed: Black British Culture Explored: Jeffrey Boakye
  • A Black Theology of Liberation – James Cone
  • God of the Oppressed – James Cone
  • The Cross and the lynching tree – James Cone
  • Sisters in the Wilderness – Delores Williams
  • Womanist Midrash – Wil Gafney
  • We need to talk about race – Ben Lindsay
  • Black Theology in Britain – ed Anthony Reddie
  • Black Theology: SCM Guide – Anthony Reddie
  • Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God – Kelly Brown Douglas
  • Ghost Ship: Institutional Racism and the Church of England – A.D.A France Williams

 

Fiction

  • Beloved – Toni Morrison
  • The White Boy Shuffle – Paul Beatty
  • Girl, Women, Other – Bernardine Evaristo
  • If Beale Street Could Talk – James Baldwin
  • Queenie – Candice Carty Williams
  • N-W – Zadie Smith
  • The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead
  • Salvage the Bones – Jesmyn Ward