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Resources for Racial Reconciliation and Justice: Embodiment & Healing

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

Digital Audio Books

Web Resources

The Nap Ministry

"The Nap Ministry is a meditation on naps as resistance. It is an artistic, historical and spiritual examination on the liberating power of naps. It re imagines why rest is a form of resistance and shines a light on the issue of sleep deprivation as a justice issue. It is counter narrative to the belief that we all are not doing enough and should be doing more. We are community centered. We are focused on radical care."

The Nap Ministry. nd. Web. 02 Mar. 2019.

SpiritHouse

"SpiritHouse is a multigenerational Black women- led cultural organizing tribe with a rich legacy of using art, culture and media to support the empowerment and transformation of communities most impacted by racism, poverty, gender inequity, criminalization and incarceration. Since 1999, we have worked from our home base in Durham, North Carolina, to uncover and uproot the systemic barriers that prevent our communities from gaining the resources, leverage and capacity necessary for long-term self-sufficiency."

SpiritHouse. n.d. Web. 3 Mar 2020.

Black Zen

"Your BZ team created this movement to remove any and all social and financial barriers that restrict black and brown communities from discovering the benefits of meditation, and to make all communities feel included and seen in the wellness space."

Black Zen. 2016. Web. 3 Mar 2020.

 

Enfleshed

"God is enfleshed - in the marginalized, in the soil, in chaos, in the midst of our pleasure and pain. The Divine is intimately entangled with all aspects of our lives. Enfleshed seeks to provide individuals and communities with spiritual and theological resources for liturgy, prayer & contemplation, preaching, teaching, and consulting that speak directly to what matters the most."

Enfleshed. n.d. Web. 3 Mar 2020.

Liturgy for Racial Healing

A Simple Liturgy Challenging Racism

A liturgy compiled by Yousouf Gooljary for the Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network. It is a contemplative reading of Jesus and the Syrophonecian woman from Mark with closing prayers.

Gooljary, Yousouf. A Simple Liturgy Challenging Racism. 2007. Web. 3 Mar 2020.

Seeking Christ in All People: A Service of Commitment to Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation

This was a service celebrated in the Diocese of Louisiana with the Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori on January 18, 2014. It is a service of commitment to efforts of racial healing and justice.

Seeking Christ in All People: A Service of Commitment to Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation. 18 Jan 2014. Web. 3 Mar 2020.