Racism has a profound impact on the health and well-being of our kids. Right now, racism against the Black community is being laid bare for all families to see—from the pandemic's disproportionate impact, to police brutality and other racist violence.
Black, Brown, Native peoples, poor people – we talk with our children about how to interact with police. We file formal complaints against abusive officers. (Derek Chauvin had at least SEVENTEEN complaints on his record before his encounter with George Floyd.