How to Raise Racist Kids
Step One: Don’t talk about race. Don’t point out skin color. Be “color blind.”
Step Two: Actually, that’s it. There is no Step Two.
Congratulations! Your children are well on their way to believing that <insert your ethnicity here> is better than everybody else.
Surprised? So were authors Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman when they started researching the issue of kids and race for their book NurtureShock. It turns out that a lot of our assumptions about raising our kids to appreciate diversity are entirely wrong:
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don’t you just love it when people finally accept the glaringly obvious? i know a lot of people that need to read this
The article above is great, as is this one on how to talk about racism with kids.
They raise kids who love the, “But I don’t SEE race, you’re racist for bringing up race” argument.