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How White Parents Can Talk To Their Kids About Race

The recent unrest sparked by anger over police brutality against African Americans has parents who aren’t black thinking more about how they talk to their kids about race. Read more ›

Parenting: Talking Race With Young Children

Even babies notice differences like skin color, eye shape and hair texture. Here’s how to handle conversations about race, racism, diversity and inclusion, even with very young children. Read more ›

Diverse Bookfinder — Identify and Explore Multicultural Picture Books [web resource]

Diverse BookFinder (DBF) is a comprehensive collection of children’s picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC). Read more ›

Tips for Choosing Picture Books Featuring Diverse, BIPOC Characters

If you’re an adult who understands the importance of seeking out picture books that feature Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC), it can still be challenging to know how to choose a good book from among what’s available on the “diverse books” market. Read more ›

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack [web resource]

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” is an essay written by Peggy McIntosh and published in Peace and Freedom magazine in 1989. Peace and Freedom was the magazine of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Read more ›

You Matter: PBS Kids Read Along [video]

 You Matter! is a picture book that invites young readers to engage with the world in a new way and see how everyone is connected, and that everyone matters.
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PBS for Parents Resources for Talking to Young Children About Race and Racism [web resource]

Children are never too young to learn about diversity. As young as 3 months old, they may look differently at people who look like or don’t look like their primary caregivers. As parents and caregivers, we must have confidence in ourselves and in our children — that we, and they, can handle tough topics and tough situations. Read more ›

Podcast Series: Teaching Hard History — American Slavery

What we don’t know about American slavery hurts us all. From Teaching Tolerance and host Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Teaching Hard History brings us the lessons we should have learned in school through the voices of leading scholars and educators. It’s good advice for teachers, good information for everybody. Read more ›

Anti-Racist Resources from Greater Good [web resource]

The mission at the Greater Good Science Center is to elevate the human potential for compassion. In response to the killing of unarmed black people by police, Greater Good gathered pieces from Greater Good magazine that explore our potential to reduce prejudice in society and in ourselves. Read more ›

Teaching Hard History — American Slavery [downloadable]

Teaching Hard History — American Slavery is the product of a multi-year collaboration among Teaching Tolerance, educators, and scholars. The goal of the project is to inspire a widespread commitment to robust and effective teaching about American slavery in K–12 classrooms. Read more ›

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