Helping Kids Cope With Racism

American Psychological Association

Resources for Parents: Uplifting Youth Through Healthy Communication About Race includes parenting tools, books about race and ethnicity, and featured blog entries.

Center for Racial Justice in Education

This is an extensive list of links under the headings of: Interviews/Advice from Experts, Resource Lists, and Articles among others.


Guidelines parents can keep in mind to help kids deal with troubling news about race and violence. Includes links to other resources that can aid you in continuing discussions about racism.

Healthy Children

Healthy Children discusses Strategies to Help Children Deal with Racial Bias, How Parents Can Confront Their Own Racial Bias, and Tips for Talking About Racial Differences & Racism.


Anti-Racism for Kids: An Age-by-Age Guide to Fighting Hate discusses how to approach the topic of racism in age-appropriate ways.

Teaching Tolerance

This is a PDF version of the book “Beyond the Golden Rule” which outlines ways to teach tolerance in an age-appropriate manner.

Town and Country Magazine

It’s never too early to talk to your kids about race.  Here are 30+ books that are a great place to start educating kids and teens about it.