Protests and social media blackouts have been taking place all over the world in reaction to the death of George Floyd, and as a result of the ongoing injustices faced by black people in America and here in the UK.
Protests die down and hashtags fade, therefore pressure on governments must remain strong to create real, long term change. And change starts with education.
Children’s books on racism are a wonderful tool for teaching equality during reading time. It makes perfect sense to combine stories with morality, because reading shapes the way we see the world.
I’ve compiled a list of kids’ books on racism that feature stories surrounding race, ethnicity and culture. They should help to educate children and open up conversations in the home — regardless of the race of the reader.