Race & Social Justice

These are just a few recommendations read by, listened to and/or watched by members of our Park leadership team. The list is not meant to be the best or most comprehensive, rather one place to start for those looking for resources on issues of racial reconciliation and social justice. Let’s listen and learn together.

VIDEOS

Addressing Racism in Your Church – EFCA Panel Discussion (2min clip) Full 30-min discussion here

The Color of Compromise – Jemar Tisby (12 Episodes) FREE on Amazon Prime right now

A Conversation About Race and Justice – Ed Stetzer & John Richards (48min)

Understanding Race and Reconciliation in the USA – Matt Chandler & Panel (1h 20m; or 5m excerpts)

Racial Disparities in COVID-19 – Jemar Tisby, hosted by Transform MN (70min)

Tough Convos – Instagram Live video conversation (1hr)

Jesus on Justice Part 1, Jesus on Justice Part 2 Sermons by Pastor Andrew

FILM

Just Mercy – FREE now on most streaming services (Apple TV, FandangoNow, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, Redbox, the PlayStation Store, Vudu, Microsoft, and YouTube)

When They See Us – Netflix (TV-MA for racial violence and language)

DOCUMENTARIES

13th – Netflix, the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom 

Jim Crow of the North – PBS/TPT, the history and impact of racist real estate covenants in the Twin Cities

BOOKS

The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism – Jemar Tisby

Intensional: Kingdom Ethnicity in a Divided World – D.A. Horton

Oneness Embraced: Reconciliation, the Kingdom, and How We are Stronger Together – Tony Evans

Generous Justice – Tim Keller

PODCASTS

Justice Series Podcast – The Bible Project