The key to talking with your child—or anyone—about race is the same key to discussing any complex subject: openness. Start an open dialog with your child about race early in their life. Make it a comfortable subject of conversation—for you, and for your child.
Her post also includes some excellent book recommendations. Click here for of my own more book ideas on teaching kids about race. Be sure also to explore her website – it has some EXCELLENT resources and is worth perusing.