Suggested Books & Video Lectures

Suggested Video Lectures

Suggested Books 

Race and the Cosmos, An Invitation to View the World Differently (Second edition) by Barbara A. Holmes

Said I Wasn’t Gonna Tell Nobody: The Making of a Black Theologian by James H. Cone

The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (10th Anniversary Edition) by Michelle Alexander

His Truth Is Marching On, John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham

Just Us, An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine

Caste, The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

 Racism: A Short History by George Frederickson

May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem by Imani Perry

The History of Black Catholics in the United States by Cyprian Davis

 Racial Justice and the Catholic Church by Bryan N. Massingale

Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare by James H. Cone

A Troubling in My Soul: Womanist Perspectives on Evil and Suffering edited by Emilie M. Townes

 Forged in the Fiery Furnace: African American Spirituality by Diana Hayes

Uncommon Faithfulness: The Black Catholic Experience by M. Shawn Copeland, editor with LaReine-Marie Mosely, S.N.D., and Albert J. Raboteau

The Cross and The Lynching Tree by James H. Cone 

 The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s by Mary Helen Washington

Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God by Kelly Brown Douglas

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson