It is imperative to tell our children the truth about America: that all of our systems profit off of and perpetuate anti-Black racism.
A blog sharing a quote from each of their 100 posts, in the hopes of guiding parents in talking about race with their young children.
A parenting website offering 17 fiction books for teens that tell stories of fighting for social justice such as civil rights, gender inequality, LGBTQIA+ rights, disability rights, and rights of immigrants and indigenous people.
An article advising parents how and when to have honest, in-depth, specific conversations about race and racism with their children.
A video of author Jelani Memory reading his children’s book called, “A Kids Book About Racism”.
A slideshow of children’s books, including a selection in Spanish, that have links to read-alouds on topics from activism and advocacy to self-love and empowerment, and Black history.
A parenting resource with an list of books dealing with issues of race for children and teens as well as articles for parents and educators, black-owned bookstores and bookstagrammers, and places to donate.
A list of children’s books that discuss race and racism from Charis Books and More in Decatur, GA.
An article that tells the story of Calafia, revealing the surprising complexity of medieval attitudes about race.
A list of children’s books that feature main or secondary characters with disabilities as a part of their plot.
A resource centered around nurturing children of color and raising children to be empathetic, inclusive, and critical thinkers about racial inequity.
A list of books and resources for varying ages that address diversity and racism.
Authors Mahogany L. Browne and Jason Reynolds discussing their children’s book Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice, a collection of poems inspiring middle-graders to stay woke and speak out against injustice.
A 12-year-old girl has become a famous activist and icon for fighting for representation for young black girls in children’s books.
A summary and analysis of children’s book, Ron’s Big Mission, by Rose Blue and Corinne Naden, which tells the story of astronaut Ronald McNair’s childhood.
A list of fifteen young adult books that address inequity, equality, and organizing.
A video explaining a classroom demonstration that teaches students about privilege.
A video that uses an example of two young boys, one Black and one white, to explain systemic racism in America.
Advice for talking to all ages of children about about race and racism.
Parenting and education through a critical race lens.
A graphic depicting the impact of talking about race to children, with statistics on the ages when prejudice emerges and how it can be fought.