NewsNight Conversations: A Question of Race: Answers for Kids

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NewsNight Conversations: A Question of Race: Answers for Kids
Experts in child psychology, social justice and education discuss how to talk to children about racism, current events stemming from George Floyd's death and raising the next generation to be advocates for themselves and others.

Featuring:

  • Rudy Darden, Valencia College Peace and Justice Institute Facilitator and Professor of English
  • Kimberly Renk, Ph.D., UCF Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Ann Shillingford-Butler, Ph.D., UCF Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Additional PBS Resources for Parents and Educators

Talking to Young Children About Race and Racism

A Question of Race: Answers for Kids -- Virtual Q&A with the Experts

Preschool Activity Calendar: Friendship

Following up on our NewsNight Conversations special, we invited you to ask our experts in child psychology, social justice and education your questions about talking to children (from birth upwards) about racism, current events stemming from George Floyd's death and raising the next generation to be advocates for themselves and others.

Thank you to everyone who joined us.

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