Ibram X. Kendi’s 5 Rules for Challenging Conversations With Kids

Ibram X. Kendi’s 5 Rules for Challenging Conversations With Kids

Our daughter has reached an age where the questions she asks are no longer just cute and confusing. She now asks questions that are profound, that do not have one answer, that are difficult and sometimes scary to answer. The advice Ibram X. Kendi (author of How to Be an Antiracist) offers is for talking to kids about racism. However, all of it can be applied to other topics and older human beings, too (Wait for them to initiate; Redirect your fear; Don’t overdo it).


From Weekly Filet #398, in June 2022.

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