Blog Posts & Articles
Understanding Prejudice. Bibliography of children’s books. A vast bibliography, color-coded by age appropriateness
Novoa, M. (2012). Here are easy ways to have tough talks with kids about race. Colorlines.
Wistrom, E. (2012). Talking about diversity with preschool children: 5 books to share and enjoy. Bright Hub Education.
Collins, GP. (2013). Five myths of talking about race with your child. Blog post at RIISE.
Kristen at Rage Against the Minivan. (Jan 2013). Resources for talking to kids about race and racism.
Newsweek Magazine. (2009). “See Baby Discriminate.” Kids as young as 6 months judge others based on skin color. What’s a parent to do?
Wade, Lisa. (2008). How and why people of color are included in advertising (series of 6 installments). The Society Pages.
ACLU. (n.d.). School-to-prison pipeline. This site offers a great primer on the issue.
Series in the New York Times about schools, “A System Divided”:
Santos, F. (Feb 25, 2012). A System Divided: To be black at Stuyvesant High School. New York Times.
Kleinfield, NR. (May 11, 2012). A System Divided: Why don’t we have any white kids? New York Times.
Robbins, L. (June 15, 2012). A System Divided: Integrating a school, one child at a time. New York Times.
Anderson, J. (Oct 19, 2012). A System Divided: Admitted, but left out. New York Times.
Baker, A. (Jan 12, 2013). A System Divided: Gifted, talented and separated: In one school, students are divided by gifted label – and race. New York Times.
Spencer, K. (Oct 26, 2012). For Asians, school tests are vital steppingstones. New York Times.