Why we can’t talk about honors without understanding the concept of structural racism and how it plays out in our schools.
Black History Month: #7 Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with these kid-friendly videos.
At six years old, Ruby Bridges was the first black child to attend a formerly all-white New Orleans School. Ruby shows that at any age, you can be a role model for courage, forgiveness, and doing what’s right!
Learn about the first Black American to become a bomber pilot: Les Williams. He is also one of the few surviving Tuskegee Airmen.
This month, I am especially excited to learn more about the African-Americans who have made our country great. In my search for knowledge, I am coming across some great resources that I’d like to share with you! (This is the third in a series of posts devoted to sharing the rich history of African-Americans. To see […]
What are you doing to counteract negative stereotypes communicated about black people to your children? Follow these 5 simple steps to raise unbiased kids.
As Americans, we are exposed to a barrage of racial stereotypes that we may or may not be aware of. It is imperative that we dig deep, and get a little uncomfortable at times as we explore the attitudes and beliefs we may have unwittingly have internalized.
According to research, most white Americans demonstrate bias against blacks, even if they’re not aware of or able to control it. Yikes! Learn more about Implicit Bias and what you can do about it.
The simple act of talking about skin color, may seem superficial. Nonetheless, it can be an important first step in talking about race with very young children and is surprisingly absent from many (White) parents’ conversations with their kids.
How do you start the conversation with little kids? I’ve always found books to be a great resource. My girls and I can read a story and along the way ask questions about how the characters look, feel and act. When in doubt… find a book!