Books to Read:

  • How To Be An Anti-Racist Ibram X. Kendi
  • The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice: Black Lives, Healing, and US Social Transformation Fania Davis
  • Between the World and Me Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice Paul Kivel
  • On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope DeRay Mckesson
  • The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice from the Civil Rights Movement to Today Charles Marsh
  • So You Want to Talk About Race Ijeoma Oluo
  • Just Mercy Bryan Stevenson
  • The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson
  • The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander
  • White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Race Robin DiAngelo


Films to Watch:

  • 13th
  • Slavery by Another Name
  • Eyes on the Prize
  • Just Mercy


Podcasts to Listen to:

  • Scene on Radio- Seeing White
  • Facing Ourselves
  • About Race
  • Code Switch


From the United Methodist General Council on Race and Religion:


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Compiled from submissions of the Racial Reconciliation Core Team and others that are involved in the work of Reconciliation and Justice.

Restoration Church Update

Restoration Church: Reston will not have an in-person worship service on Sunday. Please join us for Live Stream at 10 a.m. instead.