How Do Children Process, Learn About Race? When and how do children look in the mirror and ascribe race to their identities? As part of News & Notes' month-long series on race, Farai Chideya takes an in-depth look at how kids develop a racial consciousness.
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How Do Children Process, Learn About Race?

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How Do Children Process, Learn About Race?

How Do Children Process, Learn About Race?

How Do Children Process, Learn About Race?

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When and how do children look in the mirror and ascribe race to their identities?

As part of News & Notes' month-long series on race, Farai Chideya takes an in-depth look at how kids develop a racial consciousness.

For insight, she speaks first with Christia Brown, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Kentucky.

Then, we hear from Marti Guzman, a mother of two bi-racial children living in Anchorage, Alaska.

Plus, independent journalist Sara Catania opens up about her childhood as one of the only whites at a predominantly black Chicago school.