Resources on Black history you may not have heard of yet:
- A collection of excellent articles by "Be the Bridge"
- "The Lesser Known History of African-American Cowboys" Article
- "Black Wall Street" - Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1921. A wave of racial violence destroys an affluent African-American community, seen as a threat to white-dominated American capitalism.
- "The Great Migration" Article
- "How the GI Bill's Promise Was Denied to a Million Black WWII Veterans" Article
- "20 Successful Companies Founded or Owned by Black Entrepreneurs" Article
- "Ruby Bridges" Disney movie - how faith helped a young black girl stay strong during school segregation
- "John Lewis: Good Trouble" documentary - really highlights his work as a pastor and man of faith as well as the civil rights work he's done.
- "Reconstruction: America After the Civil War" PBS Documentary - has a whole bunch of history I didn't know and really showed how this period still shapes race relations and systemic injustice in our world.
- "Family of God" podcast by the Bible Project - really talks a ton about the Bible and diversity. Goes through the whole biblical narrative. Really great.
Recommendations for general learning of Black history, perspective, and culture:
- A collection of books by Black authors on sale at IV Press
- Reading While Black by Esau McCully
- Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
- Renewal by Jerome Gay