In the Media

Media pieces that feature/mention EmbraceRace

Raising Kids Who Embrace Race, EmbraceRace Co-founders, Melissa Giraud and Andrew Grant-Thomas, featured on Notes from the Backpack, Podcast of the National PTA, 11/4/20

An Echoing Call for Justice, EmbraceRace Co-Founder Melissa Giraud interviewed, episode part of the Shades of U.S. series out of CUNY TV, October 15, 2020

How can we embrace race? Learn from this couple advocating for change, CNN, 7/1/20

What five black fathers are saying to their children about this historic moment, Washington Post, 6/19/20

Nine things parents should consider when searching for anti-racist media for their kids, Washington Post, 6/12/20  (in which EmbraceRace resources recommended)    

Parents Need to Have Honest Conversations With Kids About Race and Racism, Starting Very Early, Good Housekeeping, 6/9/20

Parents, Educators, Experts Talk to Kids on Race Amid Unrest, New York Times via AP, 6/3/20

Talking to Kids About Racism, Early and Often, New York Times, 6/3/20 (in which EmbraceRace resources recommended)    

How to Talk Your Kids about Racism, Race and Police Violence , EmbraceRace cofounders, Melissa Giraud and Andrew Grant-Thomas, speak with Christian Cooper and On Point Radio host, Meghna Chakrabarti, 6/2/20

How to Talk to Kids about Race and Justice, EmbraceRace cofounders, Melissa Giraud and Andrew Grant-Thomas, speak to On Point Radio host, Meghna Chakrabarti, on MLK Day. 1/20/20

The Impact of Racism on Children’s Health, New York Times, 8/12/19 (in which EmbraceRace tipsheets/action guides are recommended as resources)

Becoming a parent forced me to finally confront white supremacy, Mashable, 9/4/19

They were raised to be ‘colorblind’ — but now more white parents are learning to talk about race, Washington Post, 2/27/ 2019

Cindy McCain apology shows challenge for mixed-race families, Associated Press, 2/8/19

How to Be More Empathetic, New York Times (check out the section on raising empathetic kids), December 2018

Parents: Maybe Don't Buy Your Kid That Black Panther Costume This Halloween, Goodhousekeeping.com, 10/11/18

Talking About Books for Kids podcast, August 17, 2018

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, NPR, 8/10/18

Andrew Grant-Thomas at EmbraceRace, Parenting Forward podcast, 7/30/18

This couple helps parents cope with the ‘smog of racism’ from their living room, Think Progress, January 25, 2018

How To Talk To Your Children About Race, Wisconsin Public Media, 8/23/17

Why Are All The White Dolls Sitting Together On The Target Shelf? HuffPost, August 9, 2016

How To Talk To Your Children About Race, Wisconsin Public Media, 8/23/17

9 simple ways to talk to kids about race that can help make the world kinder, UpWorthy, 2/26/17

How to talk about race with your kids, Mashable, 2/18/16

How do we read books embedded with racism, NPR, January 2016


NBC’s Erase the Hate, January 2018