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Talking to Kids About Charlottesville

Posted by Sonia Kang on

Talking to Kids About Charlottesville

As a state of emergency was being declared in Charlottesville, I decided to call my own emergency family meeting. The kids rolled their eyes and put up a fuss in normal kid fashion but as parents, we are not ones to shy away from tough issues. Sadly, we have had these types of discussions with more frequency in the last couple of years as we have seen an unusually high amount of racism, bigotry, violence and death. As parents of brown children, my husband and I have dealt with many tough issues just as my ancestors have had to deal...

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