4 Steps to Help Kids Push Back Against White Nationalism
by Nora Flanagan & Christian Picciolini
White nationalism is insidious, multifaceted, and aggressive. Parents and youth workers need to stay vigilant, because the imagery and language of this movement change often and quickly. Whether parents worry that their child might be a target for recruitment or they worry that their child encounters white nationalist sentiment at school or online, information and conversation are crucial to breaking hate.
Understand the issue.
Learn the terms, groups, and issues at the center of the recent surge of white nationalist activity.
Talk to your kids.
You will not be the first parent startled by what your child has seen or heard already.
Talk to your kids' schools.
Yes, it’s your business what they’re doing to confront racism.
One of us (Nora) is an English teacher, so you’re going to get more book recommendations!