“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” (Fredrick Douglas, 1857)
As the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we have long claimed to be a people who take action in the face of injustices and oppression. It is time for action.
We are at a turning point. Our siblings are hurting. Crushed from the enormous weight of structural racism that devalues their humanity, we are crying out, “What can we DO?” These resources are not the only way to respond to systemic racism, but they are a start for education leading to action against the sin of racism.
Reconciliation Ministries offers these resources and suggestions for congregations and individuals who want to make a difference in their context.
The Justice Primer study is available in English, Spanish, Korean and French linked from the Justice page.