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Resources for Racial Reconciliation and Justice: Womanism

Books, articles & more in support of communities talking about race.

Books

The Rev. Canon Kelly Brown Douglas

The Rev. Canon Kelly Brown Douglas

Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas is the Canon Theologian at the Washington National Cathedral and the Dean of Union Theological Seminary in New York. Douglas is a prominent theologian and expert on sexuality and racial reconciliation in the church.

Websites

Center for Womanist Leadership

"The Katie Geneva Cannon Center for Womanist Leadership at Union Presbyterian Seminary recognizes the significance of centering Black women’s scholarship as viable sources and resources for theological education. The center serves as a site of participatory learning for scholars, students, clergy, laity, and community leaders."

Katie Geneva Cannon Center for Womanist Leadership. Union Presbyterian Seminary. n.d. Web. 24 Sep. 2019.

Books

Womanism

"Womanism and womanist scholarship has to keep evolving and rejecting any form of oppression anywhere it appears. Anywhere. In the same way we want “mainstream feminism” accountable so must we be accountable too. This is one of the reasons why I think that Black trans women and Black LGBQIA people and their conceptions of feminism has to be centered in womanism. If they can be free, all Black women can be free.

If All Black women and all Black people can be free, all people can be free.

The most marginalized have to be centered not excluded."

–Trudy, On Womanism and Greater Inclusivity In The Margins