How To Talk To Your Kids About Racism

When it comes to addressing race/racism with your kids, it's sometimes hard to know where to start. Will my child understand the concept? Will I be able to adequately convey the importance of the subject? There's no question that talking about race/racism can be sensitive and sometimes finding the right words to express what you want your children to understand can be difficult. To help you out with this necessary education, we've put together some trusted resources to help you find the right words, at the right time, for whatever age your child may be. 

 

ARTICLES

Talking Race with Young Children

How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books and Resources That Can Help

Your Age-by-Age Guide to Talking About Race

Talking to children after racial incidents

PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

How To Talk To Your Children About Protests and Racism

How To Talk To Kids About Race and Racism

Raising White Kids' Author On How White Parents Can Talk About Race

Beyond the Golden Rule: A PARENT’S GUIDE to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice

 

BOOKS

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

 

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History

 

What Is Given from the Heart

 

A Kids Book About Racism

 

Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills

 

The Day You Begin

 

We Are Grateful, Otsaliheliga

 

Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story

 

The Whispering Town

 

We're Different, We're the Same

 

 

PODCASTS

Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt’

Fare of the Free Child podcast

 

 

 

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