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Anti-Racism Resources

NEW as of September 29, 2020!

Sue Linderman, Ruling Elder Westminster Wilmington, provides a follow-up from our July Called Meeting of Presbytery.  The first three of six videos in the series “Racism in America – The History We Didn’t Learn in School” are now available to view.  Click on the image below to open the document with active links to the available videos.


Called Meeting of Presbytery, July 14, 2020

Dismantling Racism: A New Castle Presbytery Conversation with Friends


  • New Castle Presbytery’s Statement on Racism – June 10, 2020 (updated  signers as of August 18, 2020)
  • New Castle Presbytery’s Response to Racism 2020:  More than a Statement – June 10, 2020
  • Responding to the Sin of Racism and a Call to Action  (Approved as amended by General Assembly 2020)
  • Presbytery Called Meeting, July 14, 2020: PowerPoint Presentation by Sue Linderman – Racism in America: Exploring our History
  • SERMON BY MISSIONAL PRESBYTER Tracy Keenan called “Day of the Lord,” based on Amos 5:1-14.  Unofficial title: “For White Churches Who Don’t Think Racism is Really Their Problem.”It’s a conversation between Jesus and the preacher about racism.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_I8O5QkCSY&t=6s
  • VIDEO AND PANEL DISCUSSION: Documentary on Delaware’s George White lynching (In the Dead Fire’s Ashes), June 16th, 7:00 p.m. with panel afterwards discussing Presbyterian Church connection.  Follow-up and availability of the video from this event is as follows:
    1. Stephen Labovsky, Producer of “In the Dead Fire’s Ashes” and panel participant on June 16th, has provided permission to post our entire recorded  event, including the video itself.
    2. The event video is available to share.  “In The Dead Fire’s Ashes” ©2004, by permission of Stephen Labovsky requires confirmation via email to Mr. Labovsky of your intention to do so.  Access email to Mr. Labovsky here.
    3. Access link to the Video and Panel Discussion is available here.
  • OPPORTUNITIES FOR AWARENESS
    • Racial Awareness and Mindfulness Virtual Festival (by Therese Taylor-Stinson), October 17, 2020 – REGISTER 
    • Delaware Community Foundation 2020 Book Circles feature this October: Building Opportunity with keynote Wes Moore, author of Five Days: The Fiery reckoning of an American City.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED for October 15 and November 10 dates and/or to register to host a Book Circle.  REGISTER
  • 75 Things White People can do for Racial Justice
  • Presbyterian Women – Becoming the Beloved Community
  • NCP Partial Bibliography of Resources (Books, Videos and Movies) on Racism
  • Center on Conscience & War: General Guidance on military mobilized to patrol the Black Lives Matter demonstrations

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