Today on Your Call: How can we help kids deal with racism?

Apr 3, 2013

How should adults prepare children for racism and prejudice in society?  On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about how kids are facing a prejudiced world.  Studies show that the experience of racism can affect a child’s development and sense of self.  So what tools do kids need to cope with racism--both from their peers and from the world at large?  Join us at 10 or email  If you are a parent, educator, or someone who works with youth, how do you help them confront discrimination?


Milton Reynolds, senior program associate with Facing History and Ourselves

Melanie Killen, associate director for the Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture at the University of Maryland

Shakti Butler, director and producer of The Way Home: Women Talk about Race in America, Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible, and Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity

Chris Johnson, creator of the video installation Question Bridge: Black Males