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To Move the World

To Move the World : Louis Gregory and the Advancement of Racial Unity in America
Author: Gayle Morrison
Product Code: TMW
ISBN: 978-0-87743-188-6
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust
Pages: 399
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $15.95

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A biography of "the most outstanding black Baha'i in America in the first half of the 20th century," To Move the World examines social and racial forces at work in the U.S. during Mr. Gregory's lifetime, and the dynamics shaping the American Baha'i Community as it struggled to eliminate racial prejudice.
A Person of African Descent

A Person of African Descent
Author: Richard W. Thomas
Product Code: PAD
Publisher: The African American Teaching Committee
Pages: 64
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $4.95

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Person of African Descent Workshop Manual

This manual is based on the idea that Baha'u'llah's Revelation has transformed the historical and spiritual significance of people of African descent.
Abdu'l-Baha's Initiative on Race from 1921: Race Amity Conferences

Abdu'l-Baha's Initiative on Race from 1921: Race Amity Conferences : A Documentary Video and User's Guide
Producer: Regional Baha'i Council Of The Southern States
Product Code: EAIRD
Publisher: Regional Baha'i Council of the Southern States
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $24.95

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A Documentary Video and User's Guide

This brilliant documentary on the early efforts of Baha'is to effect race relations in the 1920s combines photographs, film footage, interviews and reenactments never assembled before into a single production. A handy user's Guide, recorded on a mini CD-ROM disc, provides suggestions for varied uses, discussion questions, quotations from the Baha'i Writing and suggested activities.
Creating Patterns of Unity: Getting Beyond Prejudice and Racism

Creating Patterns of Unity: Getting Beyond Prejudice and Racism : A Study Guide and Index to The Power of Unity
Author: National Race Unity Committee
Product Code: CPU
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust of the United States
Pages: 51
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $4.95

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A 19-lesson study guide to The Power of Unity. This is based on a four-step method of learning (prayer, meditation, study, and action), intending to stimulate active change. The lessons lend themselves to study by individuals or groups through weekend study groups, workshops or schools.
From a Gnat to an Eagle: The Story of Nathan Rutstein

From a Gnat to an Eagle: The Story of Nathan Rutstein
Author: Nathan Rutstein
Product Code: FGET
ISBN: 978-1-931847-46-9
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 250
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Price:  $18.00

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From a Gnat to an Eagle is the story of Nathan Rutstein's life in his own humble words, a story of spiritual transformation and personal triumph. The child of Jewish immigrants in the Bronx, Nathan Rutstein was raised in a home devoid of books and ran the streets with gangs as a youth.
Healing Racism, Education's Role

Healing Racism, Education's Role
Editors: Nathan Rutstein, Michael Morgan
Product Code: HRERS
ISBN: 978-0-963300-737
Publisher: Whitcomb Publishing
Pages: 361
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $24.95

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Written by 16 Baha'i experts in race relations & eyewitnesses to the ravages of racial prejudice. Defines this national disease & tells how to diminish racism's effects through classroom education emphasizing the oneness of humanity and the cousinship of all human beings. Inspirational guidebook for teachers & parents from early grades through college.
Invisible Hand, The: Shaping the New World Order

Invisible Hand, The: Shaping the New World Order
Author: Nathan Rutstein
Product Code: INH
ISBN: 978-0-96330-070-6
Publisher: Whitcomb Publishing
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Price:  $9.95

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Examination of Baha'i Community as a working model of unified cooperation; especially as it relates to a rapidly changing world on the verge of great global reform.
Lights of the Spirit

Lights of the Spirit : Historical Portraits of Black Baha'is in North America, 1898-2000
Authors: Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis, Richard W. Thomas
Product Code: LSHPT
ISBN: 978-1-931847-26-1
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 338
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $17.00

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This groundbreaking work uncovers a piece of history that until now has gone unwritten-the role played by Black people in the emergence of the Bahá'í Faith in North America. Drawing on a wide range of sources including personal essays, letters, and journals, it offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of some extraordinary individuals who devoted themselves to a common cause and made outstanding contributions toward building a unified society.
Longing/Stories of Racial Healing

Longing/Stories of Racial Healing : Stories of Racial Healing
Authors: Phyllis A. Unterschuetz, Eugene F. Unterschuetz
Product Code: LSRHT
ISBN: 978-1-931847-68-1
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 364
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $15.00

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A white couple's personal account of a ten-year journey that forced them to reconsider their comfortable notions about race as they forged new relationships with people of African descent. Their stories describe a longing to heal from the racial separation that has so deeply wounded this country.
Louis G. Gregory: Champion of Racial Harmony

Louis G. Gregory: Champion of Racial Harmony : 10 Pack (Originally $4)
Author: National Spiritual Assembly Of The Baha'is Of The United States
Product Code: LG10
Publisher: National Spiritual Assembly of United States
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Price:  $2.00

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This 8-page teaching pamphlet is about the life of Hand of the Cause of God Louis Gregory and his journey to become a leading exponent of racial harmony "destined to greatly influence race relations in America".
Marriage Beyond Black and White

Marriage Beyond Black and White : An Interracial Family Portrait
Authors: David Douglas, Barbara Douglas
Product Code: MBWT
ISBN: 978-1-931847-04-9
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
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Price:  $17.95

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Some marriages become symbols of hope for a promising future. "My parents broke one of the strongest taboos in our society and thereby became outcasts in their native land. This is their story." -David Douglas

A powerful story about the marriage of a Black man and a White woman, Marriage beyond Black and White offers a poignant and sometimes painful look at what it was like to be an interracial couple in the United States from the early 1940s to the mid-1990s.
Racial Unity: An Imperative for Social Progress (ABS)

Racial Unity: An Imperative for Social Progress (ABS)
Author: Richard W. Thomas
Product Code: RUISPS
ISBN: 978-0-920904-25-1
Publisher: Association for Baha'i Studies
Pages: 201
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $9.95

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A revised edition offering exciting new information on historical and contemporary race relations for individual Baha'is, communities & groups interested in changing the role of race relations. The book covers events from the ancient world to the modern one, as well as roles that Baha'i teachings and community practices have played in racial unity in the United States.
Story of the Baha'i Black Men's Gathering, The

Story of the Baha'i Black Men's Gathering, The : (Originally $14)
Authors: Frederick Landry, Harvey McMurray, Richard W. Thomas
Product Code: SBMGS
ISBN: 978-0-87743-360-6
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Price:  $4.95

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The Story of the Baha'i Black Men's Gathering provides insight into an individual initiative that, over the years, has provided a framework to spiritually uplift and empower men of African descent to play their part in helping to build the "new world order" foretold by Baha'u'llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith.
The Baha'i Black Men's Gathering DVD 1987 - 2011

The Baha'i Black Men's Gathering DVD 1987 - 2011 : (Originally $15)
Product Code: SBMGD
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Price:  $7.95

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This 26-minute video reviews the 25-year history of the Black Men's Gathering and was produced under the auspices of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States.

The Universal House of Justice in 2012 described the Bahá'í Black Men's Gathering as "a vibrant and spirited enterprise, which has assisted contingents of African American men to deal with certain obstacles confronting them, to foster a sense of fellowship and kindle their faith and commitment to Bahá'u'lláh, and to encourage them to find an effective part to play within the recent series of Plans."
Vision of Race Unity, The

Vision of Race Unity, The : America's Most Challenging Issue
Author: National Spiritual Assembly Of The Baha'is Of The United States
Product Code: VRUG
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing Trust of the United States
Pages: 13
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $1.00

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"Racism is the most challenging issue confronting America." This statement, issued by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States, addresses the issue of racism, and what is necessary to heal the negative effects of racial and ethnic conflicts.