Talking about racism can be hard, but …
Most kids of color grow up talking about racism. They have “The Talk” with their families – the honest talk about survival in a racist world.
But white kids don’t. They’re barely spoken to about race at all – and that needs to change. Because not talking about racism doesn’t make it go away. Not talking about white privilege doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.
Brendan Kiely’s The Other Talk: Reckoning with Our White Privilege begins this much-needed conversation for white kids. In an instantly relatable and deeply honest account of his own life, Brendan Kiely offers young readers a way to understand one’s own white privilege and why allyship is so vital, so that we can all start doing our part – today. Joining are Brian Knowles and Lisa Seymour, School District of Palm Beach County.
Grades 9 – 12