Tag Archives: racial stereotypes

Dana’s Story

I had a lot of trouble understanding why race was important when I was younger.  I remember thinking, “what’s the big deal?” and “did I come out on the losing end?” In fact, I can remember a white friend and … Continue reading

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The Sesame Street Connection

We were fortunate to send our children to a school that was a little more diverse than most elementary schools in our town – this was 28 years ago. My tow-headed daughter would come home from kindergarten telling me about … Continue reading

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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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The Stories We Tell About Difference

My son, who is white, was 4 at the time. He told me that when he grows up he wants to be a football player. I encouraged him, and said, “of course you can be a football player. Excited, he … Continue reading

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