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Rather than air our regularly scheduled episode, we felt it was important to step back and promote educational resources by people of color. It is crucial for white folks to learn more about the racism and injustice so many in our country face and work to dismantle the systems that perpetuate it. Please read, watch, and listen to some of the following:

Ibram X. Kendi’s Articles in The Atlantic
The 1619 Project Articles in The New York Times

Me & White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, & Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism by Drew G. I. Hart
I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
The Cross & the Lynching Tree by James H. Cone
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Mental Health Resources:

13th by Ava DuVernay (Netflix)
I Am Not Your Negro

The 1619 Project Podcast
Codeswitch from NPR


Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Peter Enns (Ph.D., Harvard University) is Abram S. Clemens professor of biblical studies at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. He has written numerous books, including The Bible Tells Me So, The Sin of Certainty, and How the Bible Actually Works. Tweets at @peteenns.