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Children’s Books: Anti-racism

  A list of children’s books about dealing with racism. For all races Reading to End Racism Book List KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS Abbreviations in left margin: 1. Suggested Grade Level: EE suitable for early elementary school (K-2) E suitable for grades 2-5 M suitable for grades 6-8 A adult resource book 2. Race/Ethnicity AA African-American […]

Conversation between Mother and Son

A Conversation Between a Mother and Her Son: Walking While Black By Karen Ashmore and Tristan Ashmore Karen Ashmore: I have something in common with Sybrina Fulton.  I am the mother of a black son. My heart goes out to her and the mothers of other young black men who have lost their lives needlessly. Mamie […]

It Takes More Than Love: Steps to Raising a Truly Multicultural Family

As the white mother of transracially adopted children, I have learned through trial and error what works and what doesn’t. Our family is not perfect but we are probably a bit more culturally aware than most. As a result, I sometimes get asked to speak on the topic of raising a truly multicultural family to […]

Chains of Privilege

The Chains of Privilege A few years ago, I led an activity at the University of Denver Inclusiveness conference that underscored the   various privileges that we leverage as human beings in a multifaceted society. In this activity, I posted on the walls different types of privilege people experienced. Underneath each sign, I taped a […]



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