What White Parents Can Tell Their Children About The Trayvon Martin Case

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On Monday, I told you about how our kids responded to Trayvon Martin's death, choosing to take a picture in their hoodies.  Today, I'll share seven points we made with our kids as we talked about the case.  As a head's up, this is a long piece.  But as I tell my kids when we are talking about something important, "Sorry, guys, but Mommy's got a lot to say on this topic." 1.  We all have negative prejudices based on things that aren't true. We may think that girls cannot be good at math. … [Read more...]


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