Music video of Esperanza Spalding singing Black Gold. Watch Video
$110,000 awarded to 4 ministries
Grants strengthen congregations through education, advocacy or leadership development for social-justice engagement. read more »
Will reflect diversity of United Methodist Church
Members voted to eliminate the use of ‘national,’ limit the use of ‘African-American’ tags from literature and promotions. read more »
The Strength to Love by Martin Luther King Jr. The remarkable courage and deep conviction of Martin Luther King Jr. live on in this classic prophetic text, a veritable primer in the principles and practice of nonviolence. Despite nearly fifty years since its publication, Strength to Love reads as pertinently... read more »
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled... read more »
Women of the Harlem Renaissance by Lisa McKissack • Biographies of a variety of female African American writers, musicians and artists.
Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Pinkney
• Excellent presentation of Black women leaders that includes quotes and narrations.
• Good mix of well known and lesser known individuals.
Omaha United Methodist youths honor Dr. King’s legacy
Teams volunteered at sites such as homeless shelter, Open Door Mission and thrift store. read more »
The remarkable courage and deep conviction of Martin Luther King Jr. live on in this classic prophetic text, a veritable primer in the principles and practice of nonviolence. Despite nearly fifty years since its publication, Strength to Love reads as pertinently to our situation as it did in the midst... read more »
By Paula Shelton & Raul Colón
• Presentation of the Civil Rights Movement from a child’s perspective.
• Brilliant presentation of peaceful protests that end with a positive result.