Episode: Talking to Your Kids About Race and How to Raise an Anti-Racist Kid


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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 Coleman-Mortley 

Blog https://www.momofallcapes.com

Twitter @MomOfAllCapes

https://www.icivics.org


Amber's Podcast with her daughters -Let's K12 Better

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-k12-better/id1509974517


Recommended reading, viewing, listening

The 1619 Project - https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html?referringSource=articleShare

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/23/podcasts/1619-podcast.html?referringSource=articleShare


Eyes On The Prize - https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/eyesontheprize/


Watchmen -

https://www.hbo.com/watchmen


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