3 children reading

We have to stop thinking about diversity and start thinking about inclusion. That’s what you can take from August Wilson. That there are whole cultures out there living experiences exactly like yours, and their stories can be just as dynamic, sold in the foreign market, put as many butts in the seats as any Caucasian movie out there.

Viola Davis

Equity Challenge Week 4 Monday Talking to Kids About Race

We know that talking about topics like race can feel challenging, especially with those closest to us– Thanksgiving dinner, anyone? To help, Kekere Freedom School has curated resources below to help parents and caregivers talk to children about race and racism.



New Narratives Are Necessary for True Diversity in Children’s Books

30 + Important Black History Books for Kids in 2023

  • This list of black history books for kids celebrates civil rights leaders, historical figures and contemporary heroes.


Devlopmentally appropriate resources for children

“Let’s Talk About Race,”

  • Watch actor and musician Common read, “Let’s Talk About Race,”a book by Julius Lester which offers us the opportunity to discuss race and how racial identity affects the way we view ourselves and one another.

PBS KIDS Talk About: Race, Racism, and Identity


6 Diverse Children with their arms around each other stand against a playground fence.

How to Raise and Anti-Racist

Giving The Talk

  • A Black mother’s reflection on giving “The Talk” to her three sons, again and again.