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Seattle’s Newest Indoor Playspace Brings the World to Kids

Here’s a sneak peek at a new playspace that lets kids explore real-world diversity and is opening soon.

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Disney’s New Musical Series Aims to Educate Kids on Race & Social Justice

Questlove and The Roots will provide the tunes for series launching later this year.

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Target’s Newest Badge Helps ID Asian-Owned Brands to Support

The retailer rolls out the feature during AAPI Heritage Month.

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How I’m Helping to Change Books for the Better

“As a mom of a biracial son, my mission of publishing diverse books is that much more important. I don’t want him to feel as I did growing up. I want him to be proud of who he is and where he came from.”

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10 Words & Phrases You Might Not Know Are Racist

Over time and with a greater understanding of one another’s experiences, we can learn to communicate with greater sensitivity.

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How to Support Local Asian American-Owned Businesses & Non Profits

You can support our local Asian American community by shopping AAPI-owned businesses, and visiting or donating to these local arts & culture centers and nonprofits

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Sesame Workshop Wants to Introduce Your Kiddo to the ABC’s of Racial Literacy

The new program explains race and issues surrounding racism in ways young child can understand.

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This Book Is an Antidote to Anti-Asian Racism & It’s Available Now

Accurate and truthful information is one way to combat ignorance and help dispel fears. This book does exactly that.

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Should We Continue to Celebrate Dr. Seuss?

“As an educator, parent, grandparent, and human, I know that representation is important. When children do not see themselves in books or see depictions that are negative, no matter how subtle, true damage is done.”

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Dear Parents, Black History Is American History

“My school failed to teach me the truth about American history. They failed us. Are we going to allow our schools to repeat the same mistake and fail our children as well?

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Hammerin’ Hank: 23+ Amazing Facts About Hank Aaron

You probably know he was a home-run record holder but did you know that Hank Aaron was awarded the highest medal in the land? Or that he held a Doctorate from Princeton? Read on for even more cool things to learn about this legendary man.

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This Journal Is Anti-Racist & Every Kid Needs One

It’s the official companion to “This Book Is Anti-Racist.”

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Parents & Kids Are All Abuzz “About” This Beloved Black-Owned PDX Book Business

This local Black-Owned-Business is helping parents have bold conversations with kids.

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6 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Your Kids

Teach your kids about the great civil rights leader with these fun and educational activities and events.

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Warning: These Classic Books Have Major Racial Stereotypes

From Little House on the Prairie to Peter Pan, these tomes prove that they aren’t necessarily timeless.

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Amazon Announces Best Children’s & YA Books of 2020

Find your child’s next favorite book or holiday gift pick.

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Raising Anti-Racists: The Work Starts with Me

“My job in raising these white boys is to give them the education to know what racism is, not only so that they can see the privilege that surrounds them, but so that they can do everything they can to stop the injustices happening in our world.”

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Barbie Releases a Special New Vlog Tackling Racism

Barbie is using her platform to raise awareness.

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How to Raise Readers from an Author & Dad of 6 Kids

“Given this new age of COVID-spurred sky-high screentime, how can parents encourage kids to spend more time offline reading? Jelani Memory has some tips for parents who want to raise avid readers.”

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How to Identify Hidden Biases & Blind Spots When Talking about Race

“By becoming aware of our hidden biases we are able to work on changing our thoughts and actions towards those who are different from us.”

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4 Ways to Empower Girls to Speak & Care About Racism

“There’s no “one way” or “right way” to talk about race, but all parents need to know this: Girls need to start having these conversations in order to become more aware of their unconscious biases, their privilege, and their own actions (or inactions).”

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What Happens When a Word’s Definition Is Outdated?

When Kennedy Mitchum grew tired of defending a broader definition of racism, she set out to change it with the very book that holds the key to all definitions—the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

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What This Widowed Father Wants You to Know

“It’s been three years since I lost my wife to ovarian cancer—this recent stretch of time has highlighted the joys and the challenges of parenting for all of us. How do we Dads talk to our kids about these issues while holding emotional space for them and being the steady source of calm?”

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Nick News Returns with “Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special” Hosted by Alicia Keys

During the broadcast Keys spoke with Black kids about the bias they have faced in their lives. 

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Amazon Announces Best Children’s & YA Books of 2020 So Far

As the school year winds down, kids are compiling their summer reading lists. The Amazon Books editorial team works hard all throughout the year to determine the Best Books of the Month, Best Books of the Year So Far and…

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These Kid-Friendly Playlists will Help You to Talk About Equity

YouTube Kids has curated a playlist about how to talk to kids about racial injustice based on their age.

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PBS Offers Resources for Talking to Children About Race & Racism

PBS has advice to help parents prepare for difficult conversations and start discussions at an early age. 

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Subscription Kits That Can Help Teach Tolerance

“Wondering how you can help teach your kids tolerance? These subscription boxes will allow your children to explore the world through educational materials and fun activities delivered right to your doorstep.”

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Kindergarten Teacher Makes Video to Explain Racism to Children

She explained racism in a way young children could understand.

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KidNation and Ludacris Share “Get Along” Music Video

Their mission is to provide wholesome and high-quality entertainment for children everywhere.

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5 Everyday Things Seattle Families Can Do to Encourage Diversity

If recent events have left you feeling overwhelmed, heartbroken and uncertain, here are five simple things Seattle families can do to be intentional about race and diversity any day of the week.

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I’m a White Mother & This Is Why I Stand with Black Lives Matter

“We need to model good behavior for our children. Racism isn’t good behavior. That is what I realized this morning. It begins with us. This will help break the cycle that is hurting millions today.”

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