AC W10 Race How to Raise Racist Kids

AC W10 Race How to Raise Racist Kids - How to Raise Racist...

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How to Raise Racist Kids By Jonathan Liu February 16, 2010 | http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2010/02/how-to-raise-racist-kids/ 8:00 am | Categories: Everything Else , Science and Education Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia. Photo: UGArdener via Flickr Step One: Don’t talk about race. Don’t point out skin color. Be “color blind.” Step Two: Actually, that’s it. There is no Step Two. Congratulations! Your children are well on their way to believing that <insert your ethnicity here> is better than everybody else.
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Surprised? So were authors Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman when they started researching the issue of kids and race for their book NurtureShock . It turns out that a lot of our assumptions about raising our kids to appreciate diversity are entirely wrong: It is tempting to believe that because their generation is so diverse, today’s children grow up knowing how to get along with people of every race. But numerous studies suggest that this is more of a fantasy than a fact. Since it’s Black History Month, I thought it would be a good time to talk about race, particularly
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