Race, Gender, Class, Prejudice

Addressing Racism: Challenge for Peacemakers

Martin Luther King quotes reflecting some of the breadth of Dr. King’s thought.

The Vision and Challenge of Martin Luther King, Jr. (bulletin insert)

More Resources and videos on Martin Luther King Jr.

Conflict Transformation, Nonviolence, and Justice
An annotated guide to over 400 outstanding books, manuals, audiovisuals, and websites.

Women’s Peace Resources

Women´s Video Gallery – new in 2014

Reconciling Works

See also the following references:


Re-imagining race and ethnicity

Patricia Raybon, My First White Friend: Confessions on Race, Love, and Forgiveness,* well-written and helpful (Viking, 1996); Paul Kivel, Uprooting Racism, insightful, practicalmanual (New Society, ’96); Clyde W. Ford, We Can All Get Along* (Dell, ‘94); Paul deYoung, Reconciliation (Judson, ’97) ; Barndt,* Collum, Friedman, Gonzalez, Law, Park, West,* www.lhra.org (dead link) Ronald Takaki, A Different Mirror, history of multicultural America (Little Brown, ‘93); M. AnnetteJaimes, ed., The State of Native America, a superb collection (South End, ’92); Juan Gonzalez, Harvest of Empire, latino/a history (Viking, ’00); William Wei, The Asian American Movement (Temple, ’93); Juan Williams, Eyes on the Prize,* PBS series companion volume (Blackside, ‘87),Vincent Harding, Hope and History* (Orbis, ‘90)…also: Banks,* Berger, Coleman, Katz, Marable,* www.civilrights.org www.avpusa.org www.cair.org www.nclr.org www.adc.org

Richard Deats, Martin Luther King, Jr.: Spirit Led Prophet, brief, well-written survey that does justice to King’s nonviolence and spiritual roots (New City Press, 2003) …see also accounts by Ansbro, Branch,* Carson,* Cone,* Dyson,* Garrow,* Harding, Oates, Schulke and McPhee*… Martin Luther King, Jr., Where Do We Go From Here,* his prescient last book; James M. Washington, ed., I Have a Dream,* the best brief MLK anthology, and A Testament of Hope,* a major collection (HarperCollins, 1995, ‘86); The MLK Companion,* King quotations (St. Martin’s, ’93); a wealth of material is available at: www.mlkonline.com and www.stanford.edu/group/King

Sexuality and Gender

Riane Eisler, The Chalice and the Blade* (HarperCollins, 1988); Cynthia Enloe, Maneuvers: …Militarizing Women’s Lives* (Calif., ‘00); Susan Griffin, Chorus of Stones* (Doubleday, ‘92), provocative, influential; Barbara Deming, We Are All Part of One Another* (New Society, ‘84); Harriet Alonso, Peace as a Women‘s Issue (Syracuse, ’93); www.wilpf.org Mel White, Stranger at the Gate* by the nonviolent “Soul Force” leader (Penguin, ‘95) www.soulforce.org; Mark Thompson, ed., Long Road to Freedom,* a well-illustrated history of the gay and lesbian movement (St. Martin’s, ‘94); Barry Adam, Rise of a Gay and Lesbian Movement (Twayne,‘95)…also: Bawer, Boyd,* Heyward,* Marcus,* Schulman, Sullivan, Wink* Flora Davis, Moving the Mountain,* a fine history of the US women’s movement (Simon & Schuster, 1991); Elise Boulding, The Underside of History, an enlightening survey (Westview, ‘93)…hooks,* Lerner, Nelson, Ruether,* Spender,* Steinem, www.reconcilingworks.org www.now.org www.feminist.org


The above references are an excerpt from: Transforming Our World – A compact “best of the best” catalog of the most useful books, manuals, and websites, selected by teachers, researchers, parents, and activists from the Peace and Justice Resource Center.