MLK & Racism - Part 1

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By Rachael Laya Hoffman and Cyla Grace Hoffman. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Cyla reads excerpts from A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory and Systemic Racism by Jordan Thierry, and explains the definition as read from those books on both.

We talk about what Racism sounds like, feels like and as white people, try to consider the struggle and oppression Black and Brown people must feel on a daily basis. We take the time to consider what we could do differently to contribute positively every day in our own lives and to speak out against racism whenever we see it.

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For more information and resources on how to discuss big topics with your littles, check out www.tolerance.org.

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