Talking to Your Kids About Race and How to Raise an Anti-Racist Kid
In today's episode, Kimmy speaks with Amber Coleman-Mortley about how to talk to your kids about race. Amber is the Director of Social Engagement at iCivics -the nonprofit founded by Sandra Day O'Connor to promote civic engagement among children and educators using games and digital resources. She is the mom of three daughters and has a blog MomOfAllCapes, which covers parenting strategies in edtech, civic education, parent-teacher partnerships, and social-emotional development. She is AWESOME and shares with Kimmy the importance of understanding the United States complicated history, how to raise an anti-racist kid, and visual suggestions/ tools to help parents have this important conversation.
Amber's Podcast with her daughters -Let's K12 Better
Recommended reading, viewing, listening
The 1619 Project - https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html?referringSource=articleShare
Eyes On The Prize - https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/eyesontheprize/
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