How To Talk To Children About Racism
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Erlanger Turner, clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychology, University of Houston
After viewing images of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, adults may be having a hard time making sense of the racial hatred on display. Imagine what it is like for children.
Parents may be getting a lot of questions from their kids, and it is not easy to strike the right balance in answering them.
Should parents talk to children about violence and racism? And what is the right way to talk to kids about racism and hate?
He joined Midday Edition Thursday to share his advice and tips for parents struggling with the "race talk."
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