Are You Raising a Racist?

“White children are exposed to racism daily. If we parents don’t point it out, show how it works and teach why it is false, over time our children are more likely to accept racist messages at face value. When they see racial inequality — when the only doctors or teachers they see are white, or fewer kids in accelerated classes are black, for example — they won’t blame racism. Instead, they’ll blame people of color for somehow falling short. We have better models. Parents of black and Latino children have long made thoughtful choices about when and how to engage in difficult and nuanced discussions about difference.”

read NYC Times article “Are We Raising Racists? https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/03/14/opinion/are-we-raising-racists.html?_r=0&referer=http://m.facebook.com

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