Here are a few resources and books to help guide you through conversations about the complex realities of race with the young people in your lives. 12 more words
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Two recent recorded police killings of black men and the killings of five police officers in Dallas have left many adults without words, especially not the words necessary to explain the violence and underlying racial issues to children.
Source: Education Week
Consciously working to instill high self-esteem and self-actualization in children of color is paramount to any other form of activism in my life. As adults, we can protest, post Facebook statuses, boycott big-chain stores but what about the children? 39 more words
By Jeremy Manger As part of our larger social justice project, my third grade students at High Tech Elementary North County in San Marcos, California completed an investigation into the diversity of our classroom library. 38 more words
Changing the Narrative: Seeing Positive Images of Black People Helps Reduce Racial Bias in Older White and Asian Children
Previous research has shown children as young as 5 can develop implicit racial biases. But a recent study by the University of British Columbia proves that it’s possible to reduce said biases in older children. 46 more words
Excellent tips for anyone, especially educators.
#10: Don’t ask your Black friends to explain.