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Resources on racism, Black history, anti-racism


Alexander, Michelle. “The New Jim Crow”
Baldwin, James. “The Fire Next Time”
Coates, Tanehisi. “Between Me and the World” (written in the form of a letter to his son)
DiAngelo, Robin. “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People To Talk About Racism”
Douglas, Kelly Brown. “Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God”
Kendi, Ibram X. “How to Be an Anti-racist”
Kendi, Ibram X. “Stamped from the Beginning”
Oluo, Ijeoma. “So You Want to Talk About Race” 
Reynolds, Jason. “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You.” (for youth 11 yrs. and up)
Wallis, Jim. “America’s Original Sin”
Wilkerson, Isabel. “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration”

Online resources

Twenty-one Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge
Ninty-seven Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
Krista Tippett. “On Being” interviews with Jason Reynolds, Isabel Wilkerson, Robin DiAngelo
Black Catholic Ministry, Archdiocese of Indianapolis Facebook page of Indy Black Catholic Ministry Twitter: IndyBlkCatholic
Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University
Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University
Dismantling racism one book at a time

(Originally published in the Fall 2020 issue of HOPE magazine.)

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William Hughes

William Hughes

William Hughes is retired from a career as a professor of music at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. He is a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Terre Haute. Bill has been a Providence Associate since 2012.

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