Heidi W. and Heidi R. discuss how white listeners can join them on the journey of first looking inward and then outward to promote the dismantling of systemic racism. Resources discussed in the show are available below.
Systemic Racism Explained:
Oatmeal Cartoon about Belief, Values, and The Brain:
Articles for White Audiences:
Black Sons Matter: Mothers Talk About Fears, Sorrows, and Hopes
Talking to Kids About Race:
This is a difficult time. The recent violence against African-American men and the resulting protests may be sparking questions from your child(ren). The resources below may help equip you to have conversations with your child(ren) about race, racism and violence.
Article - Talking to Children About George Floyd - Child Mind Institute
Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, June 1, 2020
It is critically important that we talk to our children about racism, the death of George Floyd and the continued violence and protests that have spread across the country.
Article - How to Talk to Kids About Race and Racism - Parent Toolkit
There’s no question: talking about race can be sensitive, and yes, even a bit messy.
Article - How to Talk to Kids About Race and Racial Violence - Common Sense Media
It starts with checking in on yourself, and then listening deeply.
Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, child psychologist and director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Wright Institute, 6/1/20
Article - Talking to Children About Race - National Geographic
Recent protests are sparking questions from children. Not shying away from those conversations is the first step in raising an anti-racist child.
By Heather Greenwood Davis, June 1, 2020
Video Q and A - Racism and Violence: How to Help Kids Handle the News - Child Mind Institute
With protests over the violent deaths of black Americans dominating the news, it’s understandable that many kids are feeling scared, confused or angry about the situation. Join Child Mind Institute psychologists Jamie Howard and Kenya Hameed as they discuss how parents can help children process what they’re seeing and manage their feelings. 6/1/20
Website - Engaging My Child: Parent Tip Tool - American Psychological Association (APA)
Uplifting Families Through Healthy Conversations About Race
Website: How to Talk to Kids About Race: Books and Resources That Can Help - Brightly
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