Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation by LaTasha Morrison. “Change begins with an honest conversation among a group of Christians willing to give a voice to unspoken hurts, hidden fears, and mounting tensions. These ongoing dialogues have formed the foundation of a global movement called Be the Bridge—a nonprofit organization whose goal is to equip the church to have a distinctive and transformative response to racism and racial division.”

Mother to Son: Letters to a Black Boy on Identity and Hope by Jasmine L. Holmes. “Holmes deals head-on with issues ranging from discipleship and marriage to biblical justice. She invites us to read over her shoulder as she reminds [her son] that his identity is firmly planted in the person and work of Jesus Christ, even when the topic is one as emotionally charged as race in America.”

Resources for Young Children

Colorfull: Celebrating the Colors God Gave Us by Dorena Williamson. “Imani and Kayla are the best of friends who are learning to celebrate their different skin colors. As they look around them at the amazing colors in nature, they can see that their skin is another example of God’s creativity! This joyful story takes a new approach to discussing race: instead of being colorblind, we can choose to celebrate each color God gave us and be colorFULL instead.”