As we grow up, most of us learn to distinguish what we call "race," the set of visual and cultural cues we use to categorize people.
As our series on kids continues, we take a look at how children learn and live with their racial identities.
For more, Farai Chideya speaks with Claire Jefferson Glipa, a California mother, who is socializing her 4-year-old daughter.
Then we get advice from Yolanda Moses, vice provost for diversity and conflict resolution and professor of anthropology at the University of California at Riverside.
Moses is heading a new project, which helps teachers talk about race in the classroom.