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‘I Love My Skin!’ Why Black Parents Are Turning to Afrocentric Schools

With New York City schools system one of the most segregated in the country, some black parents are choosing an alternative to integration.  Eliza Shapiro writes “Afrocentric schools aim to empower black children in ways that traditional schools in America…

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White kids, racism and the way privileged parenting props up an unjust system

Noah Berlatsky focusing on the work of Margaret Hagerman, professor of sociology and author of White Kids: Growing up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America, notes that “well intentioned people work half unconsciously to solidify and perpetuate their own…

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Finding and Reading Great Stories for and with Kids, November 27, 2018, 8 pm

FINDING AND READING GREAT STORIES FOR AND WITH KIDS: a conversation with Literary Specialist Katie Potter of Lee and Low Books REGISTER TO JOIN this free, hour-long, online conversation with your EmbraceRace community, happening on Tuesday, November 27 at 8:30 pm  …

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Managing Racial Trauma, Guidance for Parents, September 25, 2018

MANAGING RACIAL STRESS: GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS a conversation with leaders of the American Psychological Association’s RESilience Initiative REGISTER TO JOIN this free, hour-long, online conversation with your EmbraceRace community, happening this coming Tuesday, September 25, at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET.  Why…

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The Heartbreak of Raising a Black Daughter in a Red State

Shanita Hubbard describes the racist remarks her 8-year-old daughter has heard since their move to a small town in Pennsylvania.  “[R]aising a brown girl in a red state means I’m not living in an ideal world. It means being vigilant…

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