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Parenting & Working w/ Kids


Parenting

Books for Kids

  • “Momma, did you hear the news? (Talking to kids about race and police)” by Santa Whittaker Gragg

  • See APA's RESilience; Embracerace; Social Justice Books; Charis Books and More

  • Something Happened in Our Town. The story is about two families — one White, one Black — as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community. The story aims to answer children's questions about such traumatic events, and to help children identify and counter racial injustice in their own lives. You can listen to a recording here.


Advocacy & Social Action


WHAT TO DO NOW

OTHER ADVOCACY NEEDS

  • Check in with your local BLM chapters, follow pages that are sharing ways to advocate for our Black families through legislation;

  • Call Attorney general Keith Ellison in Minnesota (800-657-3783) and demand justice, accountability and/or policing changes. 

  • Text FLOYD to 55-156

  • Text JUSTICE to 66-8336

  • Text ENOUGH to 55-165

  • Leave a message for Louisville Mayor and demand justice for Breonna Taylor 502-574-2003

  • Lots of petitions to sign




Get Educated




Videos

  • The New Jim Crow

  • The Privilege Checklist by ASAP Science 

  • The Promise: A Lesson in White Privilege by Storyteller Phyllis Unterschuetz 

  • White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America with Tim Wise.



Podcasts




Books on White Privilege, Racism, and Anti-Blackness

Films/TV Shows that discuss systemic racism and racial injustice

  • The House I Live In

  • Fruitvale Stations

  • When they See us

  • I Am Not Your Negro

  • 13th


Additional Resources



Classroom Lesson Plans



A huge Thank You to all who have shared resources!  If you have resources to share, please contact us at president@smcpa.org