How To Talk To Kids About Racism, Police Violence And George Floyd’s Death

Two experts offer advice on how to tackle these tough conversations with the young people in your life.

How To Talk to Kids About Racism, Protests And George Floyd’s Death
Children sit on the edge of the stage with signs during a peaceful rally Monday, June 1, 2020, in Norman, Okla., calling attention to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25. Sue Ogrocki / AP Photo
How To Talk to Kids About Racism, Protests And George Floyd’s Death
Children sit on the edge of the stage with signs during a peaceful rally Monday, June 1, 2020, in Norman, Okla., calling attention to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25. Sue Ogrocki / AP Photo

How To Talk To Kids About Racism, Police Violence And George Floyd’s Death

Two experts offer advice on how to tackle these tough conversations with the young people in your life.

Reset checks in with two experts on how to talk to kids about racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Plus, they dig into the effects racism can have on the health and well-being of young people.

GUESTS: Dr. Nia Heard-Garris, physician and researcher at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Beverly Tatum, psychologist and author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Other Conversations about Race