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Thoughts and insights by the Kids on Color team.

New Site Helps Parents and Kids Talk About Race

Mikhail Lyubansky, author of the Psychology Today Blog, Between the Lines interviews KoC founder, Charlton McIlwain. Read the Interview here

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Who Will Talk to Your Kids About Race?

BY: Charlton McIlwain I recently introduced KidsOnColor to a friend that I’ve known since childhood. He’s white. His wife is Black. Together they raised four biracial children in a city that is mostly Hispanic/Latino. And – they all grew up … Continue reading

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“A Black, a White and Another Black”: The Story Behind Kids on Color

By: Charlton McIlwain Last summer my wife, my then one-year-old son, and I were at the beach in Delaware. I left them on the beach one afternoon to return to the house to grab something I’d forgotten. When I came … Continue reading

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Introducing Kids on Color

There’s a reason that people in the U.S. and across the world loathe talking about race. In a New York minute, conversations about race devolve from stimulating and provocative to confrontational, offensive, and even aggressive. Why? We often enter such … Continue reading

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