Dismantling Racism Resources

As we continue the journey of dismantling racism in the Alabama-West Florida Conference, our hope is to provide anyone who needs a better understanding of race relations options to learn and listen. 



1619, New York Times

About Race

Code Switch, NPR

Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast

POD for the Cause, The Leadership on Civil & Human Rights

POD Save the People, Crooked Media

Seeing White




White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin Diangelo

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

Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Martin Luther King, Jr., Eight White Religious Leaders, and the "Letter from Birmingham Jail", by S. Jonathan Bass

Go and Be Reconciled: Alabama Methodists Confront Racial Injustice, 1954-1974, by William Nicholas

I Bring the Voices of My People: A Womanist Vision for Racial Reconciliation, by Chanequa Walker-Barnes

God has a Dream, by Desmond Tutu

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower, by Dr. Brittney Cooper

How to be an Antiracist, by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Me and White Supremacy, by Layla F. Saad

So You Want to Talk About Race, by Ikeoma Oluo

The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander



13th (Ava Duvernay), Netflix

Selma (Ava Duvernay), Available to rent

When They See Us (Ava Duvernay), Netflix

Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975, Available to rent

I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin), Available to rent

The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.), Hulu

Fruitvale Stations (Ryan Coogler), Available to rent


Visit bit.ly/antiracismresources for more. Also, join this group on facebook and participate in ongoing discussions with the Carver Museum. 

Thank you to Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein for compiling this list of resources.  

Our gratitude extends to Rev. Cheryl Hinnen for researching and recommending the above recommendations.