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February 22, 2023

Op-Ed: To End Racial Violence, Start by Talking with Little Kids — at Home

Melissa Giraud
Summit Graphic MP

In the wake of the murder of Tyre Nicols at the hands of police, The 74 Million just published an opinion piece by EmbraceRace's co-founders, urging adults to go beyond talking about the tragedy with their children:

"[T]here is ... a lot caregivers and educators can do to reduce the need for these conversations by making incidents of police brutality rare rather than routine. While helping children process their emotions and make developmentally appropriate sense of what happens in the immediate aftermath is important work, truly disrupting the soul-numbing routine of racialized violence means bringing the struggle home - in three ways."

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