Painting the “Real” Us

As a Euro-American father to two Black children, James Raycraft came to the VIBE Movement‘s June 2020 “How to Talk to Kids About Race” webinar with a unique set of multicultural commitments. With his husband Mark, who is also Euro-American, James became a father to Malia and Felix through open adoptions. James articulated a clearContinue reading “Painting the “Real” Us”

Service and The City

The second Latin American children’s book recommended in this series is Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña with pictures from Christian Robinson. In the June panel, “How to Talk to Kids About Race,” Latin American college student Manny Leon talked about some of his experiences with race. He occupies a range ofContinue reading “Service and The City”

Recommended Children’s Books

Welcome to my blog. I will be posting at least once a week on Mondays. Please sign up to receive email alerts when new posts are available. And, feel free to share with others who may be interested. The next five weekly blog posts will cover recommended Latin American children’s books. I am starting hereContinue reading “Recommended Children’s Books”

Mapping a Name

Week 1 of 5 Posts on Latin American Centered Children’s Books In identifying the first children’s book to recommend for this series, I considered the issues brought up by two of the panelists from VIBE movement’s June 2020 Webinar, “How to Talk to Kids About Race.” Swati Singh, an educator of South-Asian descent, shared someContinue reading “Mapping a Name”