As the Black Live Matter movement continues to highlight the deep-seated structural inequalities and violence faced by our Black community, it’s more important than ever to answer the tough questions your kids may have about racism and injustice. Below, we’ve compiled a few helpful, age-appropriate resources for addressing race, diversity, and equality with your children. By teaching your kids these values now, you’re equipping them with the tools they need to make the world a more just and peaceful place now and in the future.

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30+ Books to Educate Kids and Teens about Race – Town & Country

33 Books Featuring Black Heroes and Characters That Every Kid Should Read -The Every Mom

50 Children’s Books That Celebrate Diversity -The Every Mom

These Books Can Help You Explain Racism and Protest to Your Kids – New York Times

Teacher’s Reading List of Antiracist Books for Kids Goes Viral -Time

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2nd Grade Teacher Discusses Equality

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TV Shows with Diverse Characters

19 Kid-Friendly Movies & TV Shows That Educate About Diversity & Race

8 Inclusive Shows for the Whole Family to Watch

Talk

Not Sure How to Talk to Your Kids About Race? Here’s How to Start

Talking to Children After Racial Incidents

Talking Race With Young Children

Teaching Tolerance

Talking to Kids About Racism, Early and Often