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* Promote antibias education that teaches children to respect the similarities and differences in
themselves and others, and helps them see alternative visions of race, class, and ethnicity to
those they see in the violent entertainment culture (Derman-Sparks & the A.B.C. Task Force,
1989; Levin, 2003).
* Teach conflict resolution skills to help children learn nonviolent alternatives to the violent
solutions that they see modeled in entertainment media (Carlsson-Paige & Levin, 1998)
Marketing of violence to children through the media creates problems for all young children, but
there are additional risks for children of color. As explained in this article, violence that is
marketed through the media-because it glorifies violence, undermines play, and portrays
stereotypes about race-is a very pervasive and powerful risk factor that influences children's
perceptions of themselves and others, can undermine their development, and can contribute to
violent behavior. As we discussed throughout, for those young child...
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