Helping Children Understand Racism

Racism isn’t innate.  It’s learned.  So, talk with your children openly about race.  Teach them to be anti-racist. 

Here are some information and discussion resources:

Sesame Street Town Hall on Racism

CNN and “Sesame Street” produced a townhalll for kids and families to talk about racism and how kids can make a change. The Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism, a town hall for kids and families and can be watched here.

Elmo and Father

Other Resources:

Books for kids of different ages about race:

A podcast from NPR about talking to kids about race:

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