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On ‘Brainwashing’ Your Children to Not be Racist As$holes (a.k.a. Oakland’s Amazing Black Lives Matter Storytime-Rally for Kids) January 5, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Amie "Breeze" Harper @ 10:03 pm

wpid-img_20150105_180429.jpg Flyer Handed out to people on January 3, 2015

This weekend, I attended an amazing event in Oakland, CA. On January 3, 2015, I took my 1 , 3, and 5 year old children, with husband in tow, to a Black Lives Matter Story Time, Teach-in, and Protest event for 2-8 year olds and their families. We loved it. Below is my 3 year old daughter holding a Black Lives Matter poster, painted by the brilliant Daryl Wells. My daughter is too young, at this time, to thoroughly understand systemic racism, but there is no harm in bringing her to social justice events to plant those seeds. As I go through the process of raising my 3 children, I have reminded myself time and time again, how grateful I am that my own parents planted similar seeds of social justice, critical thinking, and compassion into my mind when I was a…

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