Parents struggle with talking to their children about racism, discrimination and intolerance. These are difficult conversations. To help parents start the conversation, I’d like to share an article that I co-authored with Dr. Ashaunta Anderson, Talking to Children About Racial Bias.
Below is a brief excerpt from the article published on healthychildren.org.
Given the tragic and racially-charged current events, many parents are wrestling with their own feelings, the hopes they have for their children, and the difficulty of helping those children thrive in a world full of racial bias.
Parents may better face today’s challenges with an understanding of how racial bias works in children, as well as strategies to help them deal with and react to racial differences.
To read more go to: Healthychildren.org
The article provides important tips and resources that hopefully will help parents to start the conversation.