If white parents want their kids to truly care about black lives, they should send them to school with black kids

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve seen scores of articles about how parents, particularly white parents like me, should be talking to our kids about race. These pieces tell us what we should be saying, what we should be reading, to make our kids understand racism — particularly as African Americans experience it — and how they can fight it.

But one important piece of advice has been missing from these recommendations: If white parents really want to teach…

Jennifer Richler

Jennifer Richler is a freelance writer and audio producer living in Indiana.

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