Race and “the Talk”

This commercial for Proctor and Gable give a look into the realities and fears of Black families in the United States.

 

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Children’s books & the Lack of Diversity

How does the lack of characters of color in children’s books perpetuate social discrimination and racial prejudice?

Two perspectives  from The New York Times  on the implications of overwhelmingly white characters in children’s literature.

Christopher Myers: The Apartheid of Children’s Literature

Walter Dean Myers: Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books?

63 Black Harvard Students Share Their Experiences In A Powerful Photo Project

“The “I, Too, Am Harvard” photo campaign explores the diverse experience that black students at Harvard have to face.”

This happens everywhere, but these students share their experiences and their messages to others:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/alisonvingiano/21-black-harvard-students-share-their-experiences-through-a