When children hear about injustices, like this past weekend in Buffalo, its important to HEAR them when they ask WHY.
A book to help engage with discussion is (@tayediggsinsta) Taye Diggs book WHY. Illustrated by Shane W. Evans, this book STARTS the dicussion around the pain, protest, praying, and anger of the injustices facing Black people.
This book does not answer questions, but provides the space to have critical conversations about race and racism, Black resistance and protest, and social justice.
Pair this book with age appropriate news stories, about the Civil Rights Movement, The Black Lives Matter Movement or in explaining yet another hate crime that they may hear aboout.
Answering WHY helps young people figure out the world, build concepts, and understnad the unknown, even with difficult topics like raci
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