"…to the praise of the glory of His grace…" Ephesians 1:6

Resources for black history month

BLACK HISTORY MONTH RECOMMENDED RESOURCES

B O O K S

BLOODLINES by John Piper

THE BURNING: MASSACRE, DESTRUCTION, AND THE TULSA RACE RIOT OF 1921 by Tim Madigan

FREE AT LAST?: THE GOSPEL IN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE by Carl Ellis, Jr.

INSIDER OUTSIDER: MY JOURNEY AS A STRANGER IN WHITE EVANGELICALISM AND MY HOPE FOR US ALL by Brian Loritts

THE COLOR OF COMPROMISE by Jemar Tisby

LETTERS TO A BIRMINGHAM JAIL by Martin Luther King, Jr.

JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson

GEORGE LIELE’S LIFE AND LEGACY: AN UNSUNG HERO (First American Missionary) by David T. Shannon, Sr.

THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN BANNEKER by Silvio Bedini

NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS by Frederick Douglass

MAY WE MEET IN THE HEAVENLY WORLD: THE PIETY OF LEMUEL HAYNES by Thabiti Anyabwile

THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS by Isabel Wilkerson

WASHINGTON BLACK by Esi Edugyan

WOKE CHURCH by Eric Mason

C H I L D R E N ‘ S     B O O K S

BLACK SOLDIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR by Rick Beard

BUD,  NOT BUDDY by Christopher Paul Curtis

D IS FOR DRINKING GOURD by Nancy Sanders

FROM SLAVE SHIP TO FREEDOM ROAD by Julius Lester and Rod Brown

GRANDDADDY’S GIFT by Margaree King Mitchell

GOD MADE ME AND YOU by Shai Linne

GOD’S VERY GOOD IDEA by Trillia Newbell

I AM HARRIET TUBMAN by Brad Meltzer

JANUARY’S SPARROW by Patricia Polacco

JUNETEENTH FOR MAZIE by Floyd Cooper

THE LORD’S PRAYER by Tim Ladwig

MARCH, BOOKS 1-3 by John Lewis, Andrew Adyin, and Nate Powell

PSALM 23 .by Tim Ladwig

POETRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE by Langston Hughes

ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D. Taylor

SIT-IN: HOW FOUR FRIENDS STOOD UP BY SITTING DOWN by Andrea Davis Pinkney

THE STORY OF RUBY BRIDGES by Robert Coles

TEAMMATES by Peter Golenbock

THE WATCHER by Nikki Grimes

WE MARCH by Shane W. Evans

WHEN GOD MADE YOU by Matthew Paul Turner

YOU SHOULD MEET KATHERINE JOHNSON by Thea Feldman

THE YOUNGEST MARCHER by Cynthia Levinson

F I L M S

JUST MERCY

HARRIET TUBMAN

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GLORY ROAD

THE GREAT DEBATERS

MISS EVER’S’ BOYS

A RAISIN IN THE SUN

R E M E M B E R T H E T I T A N S

RUBY BRIDGES

SELMA

T O U R S

AFRICAN-AMERICAN RESOURCE CENTER (1520 N Hartford Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106)

GREENWOOD CULTURAL CENTER (322 N. Greenwood Ave Tulsa, OK 74120)

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN RECONCILIATION PARK (290 N. Elgin Ave. Tulsa, OK 74120)

PREACHERS AND TEACHERS

Thabiti Anyabwile
John Onwuchekwa
H.B. Charles, Jr.
Mika Edmondson
John Perkins
Carl Ellis, Jr.
Bobby Scott
Eric Mason
Ekemini Uwan

Tony Carter

Jackie Hill Perry
Christina Edmondson
Trilla Newbell

We hope these resources will challenge and enrich you, but we do encourage the use of your conscience as you decide which resources to engage.

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