Ask Kids & Race: Uncomfortable History

Ask Kids & Race: Uncomfortable History

Dear Kids & Race: How do I talk about slavery and MLK with my kids in an informative and respectful way?

Many times, we as white parents have a difficult time discussing the negative parts of America’s history. We have this notion that our kids can’t handle it, or that we’re protecting their innocence. The truth is, we’re not doing our kids any favors by pretending this history didn’t happen.