Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America offers a history of how our laws and governmental policies segregated our country, and some hopeful strategies for our society as we move forward. A Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and an Emeritus Senior Fellow of the Thurgood Marshall Institute at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Rothstein also holds a position as Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute at the University of California, Berkeley.  Copies of this book are available in the Adult Resources bin located on the bench next to the Sunday school entrance. Simply read and return.

Saving the Sacred: Conserving the St. Francis Missal

The legendary 12th century manuscript and relic of touch of St. Francis of Assisi is currently on display at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, and a digital display may be found on the museum website.The Missal was central to St. Francis’ decision to renounce his earthly goods. Click here to watch a video on the history and preservation of this manuscript.

“Honest to God:” A Conversation with Amb. Andrew Young and the Rev. Dr. Paul Smith

This June 17 program offered by the Washington National Cathedral centers on a lively conversation about the new day dawning in race relations and the power of spirituality to effect change. The full interview may be viewed here.

Race & Reconciliation Resources on Loan

Books recommended by our Race and Reconciliation committee may now be checked out. A container of books with a checkout sheet is located on the bench adjacent to the Sunday School lower level entrance opposite from Kirklea. Please return books or videos to the return bin. A list of our resources may be found here, and all are invited to donate their own titles to our collection.