Talking to Kids About Racial Violence
In the wake of the recent shootings of African American men by police and the death of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, speaking about racial violence to kids is a very difficult yet important conversation to initiate. Haig Chahinian of the New York Times compiled a list of advice by experts to help make it easier. Not surprisingly, the first item on the list is not to avoid speaking about it. Despite feeling that one may not have the answers, not having the conversation leaves it in the hands of others, which may be scarier than initiating it to begin with.
Link to full list here.