19 Resources To Help Educate Kids About Racism

As parents, we have the responsibility of raising inclusive individuals. These resources help start conversations with your little ones about race.

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We know so many of you are hurting and we are too. As caretakers, parents, and providers who are raising the next generation—the most diverse generation in our country’s history—we are committed to educating ourselves, our community, and our children. We will continue to seek out and share resources and impactful stories to help you navigate conversations about racism, diversity and inclusion with your children and your family.

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture’s new web portal Talking About Race to help families, individuals, and communities talk about racism and our society.
  • Center for Racial Justice in Education’s resources for talking about race, racism, and racial violence with kids.
  • 33 children’s books with black heroes and characters from The Everymom
  • This video from act.tv that helps explain systemic racism in a digestible way.
  • Tips from PureWow on how white parents can start conversations about race with their children.
  • A list of books that have won Coretta Scott King Awards written by black authors for kids and teens.

On Is This Normal we’ve made a concerted effort to highlight and share the unique experiences of parents from diverse backgrounds, but we know we must do better. If you’re interested in sharing your story, please reach out at [email protected].

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