Diversity is an easy enough word to understand, its meaning with action are not that hard to process and practice, yet it’s not always exercised everyday when it comes to encountering people of all backgrounds, tensions rise when we don’t know the background of people, places, and things, blacks encounter racism, whites find racism to hard to talk about with children, but there are a list of books Lauren Conrad provides today to help your children understand things like racism so they don’t practice it into adulthood.
Written by Kamala Harris’s niece Meena Harris, this new book tells the story of two little black girls working together to create positive change in their community. Kamala and Maya show us the power of persistence, teaching us, “No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.”
If you’re just beginning to talk about race with your children, representation is another important first step. This sweet rhyming bedtime book for babies and toddlers features beautiful illustrations of a black daughter and her father, protagonists that are largely underrepresented in children’s books.
This ABC board book goes beyond “apples” and “balls,” to introduce young children to concepts like activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and the power of protest.