If you are not actively working to eradicate racism, you are neither being a disciple nor are you making disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World.

Let us work together to End Racism in Our Lifetime!

End Racism in Our Lifetime is a ministry of our Inclusiveness Umbrella Team of the Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. For more information about this team and and this ministry focus please contact Amy Robbins, our CTC Coordinator for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Be More Aware

Action Steps

  • Create a code of ethics for your congregation.
  • Establish an Anti-Racism Task Force in your Local Congregation
  • Preach against Racism
  • Become involved and engaged in your local community.

The Flames After Midnight by Monte Akers

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*How to Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice

by Jemar Tisby

*http://www.blacknews.com/ - This website very thoroughly covers news about Black Americans.  And, on the Directory page, it has links to Black-owned newspapers, websites, Black history resources, and other resources that will help us not only learn but actively engage in supporting the Black community.

*The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church's Complicity in Racism, By Jemar Tisby

*I’m Black.  I’m Christian.  I’m Methodist, edited by Rudy Rasmus.

*Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Emancipation, editied by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller

*Flames After Midnight: Murder, Vengeance, and the Desolation of A Texas Community, by Monte Akers

The New Jim Crow:  Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness, by Michelle Alexander

White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo

No Justice, No Mercy, by Rev. Brooks Harrington

So You Want To Talk About Race, by Ijeoma Oluo

General Commission on Religion and Race (official UMC website)

16 Bridge Building Tips for White People (PDF)

Up From Slavery (7 part documentary)

Living Room Conversations

Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation - by Latasha Morrison

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness - by Austin Channing Brown

How To Be An Antiracist - by Ibram X. Kendi

*- denotes a new resource