Racial Justice Resources

Micah 6:8 Journey

Invitation to Walk Humbly, Love Mercy & Do Justly
One Diverse Family
Biblical Ethnicity
Responding to Racism by Shining Brightly
Pray KC Prayer Video
A Micro-Talk On The History & Experience Of Racism
The Gospel, Discernment, and Privilege
Isaiah 42:1-4
Deflection, Defensiveness, and Denial

Starter Books

Divided by Faith by Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

White Awake by Daniel Hill

Be the Bridge by Latasha Morrison

Let Justice Roll Down by John Perkins

Racism in Kansas City by G.S. Griffin 










Just Mercy

The Help



Hidden Figures


When They See Us

The Hate You Give

12 Years a Slave

Fruitvale Station

Madea’s Family Reunion

Black Panther


13th: From Slave to Criminal in One Amendment

Dark Girls

Ethnic Notions

The Slanted Screen

Southern Rites: What Changes and What Remains

Trouble The Water

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts

With All Deliberate Speed

Additional Books

Insider Outsider by Bryan Loritts 

Prophetic Lament by Soong-Chan Rah

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward Baptist

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown

Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Some of My Best Friends are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America by Tanner Colby

Being Latino in Christ: Finding Wholeness in Your Ethnic Identity by Orlando Crespo

Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez

Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development: The Kansas City Experience, 1900-2010 by Kevin Fox Gotham

The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America by Jonathan Kozol

The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika Lee

Cultural Intelligence: Improving Your CQ to Engage Our Multicultural World by David Livermore

The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America by Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Bridging the Diversity Gap: Leading Toward God’s Multi-Ethnic Kingdom by Alvin Sanders

The Post-Black and Post-White Church: Becoming the Beloved Community in a Multi-Ethnic World by Efrem Smith

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together at the Cafeteria Table?: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Invitation to Lead: Guidance for Emerging Asian American Leaders by Paul Tokunaga

One Church, Many Tribes: Following Jesus the Way God Made You by Richard Twiss

America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America by Jim Wallis

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