Fuck. Last week was hard. I still can’t believe what happened to George Floyd. What type of world do we live in? As parents, we have to face this head-on. Last year there was a racist incident at Chloe’s school, so I had to tell her what racism was. It was an uncomfortable conversation, but we all need to have it. Here are resources for raising anti-racist kids:
Check out these books for children and young adults from the list of Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners
Listen to the Parenting Forward podcast episode ‘Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt’
Listen to the Fare of the Free Child podcast
Read PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month
Follow The Conscious Kid on Instagram
Please talk to your children about racism, privilege, bigotry and hate. If you aren’t talking to them, someone else is.