Dismantling Racism Toolkit: Video Resources

Dismantling Racism, Session 1: Racism 101

Poet Quraysh Ali Lansana provides an overview of systemic racism, white privilege and more.

Dismantling Racism, Session 2: Teens Talk About Racism

Students Alyx, Jose and Alden share their experiences with and understanding of systemic racism in this powerful discussion moderated by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Betty Casey.

Dismantling Racism, Session 3: Racism Toolkit

In this session, Quraysh Ali Lansana presents practical approaches to addressing systemic racism with your kids using art, games, curriculum and other resources.

Dismantling Racism: What’s at Stake? Diversity and the Election

Talking to Kids Authentically About Race and Racism

“PBS KIDS for Parents hosted this important conversation — ​featuring fellow parents, educators and child development and trauma experts — ​about how you can talk with young children about racial injustice and violence against Black people.” Continue Reading

CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall

In this 2-part video series, CNN and Sesame Street team up to help parents understand How to Explain Racism to Kids.

Elmo and His Dad Talk About Black Lives Matter

Sesame Street: Lupita Nyong’o Loves Her Skin

Sesame Street: Whoopi’s Skin and Elmo’s Skin

Sesame Street: I Love My Hair feat. H.E.R.

Storyline Online Videos

Storyline Online features celebrities reading children’s books. As of August 2020, they had a list of videos that celebrate Black stories and Black voices. For example, this video features Kevin Costner and Jillian Estell reading “Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream,” written by Crystal Hubbard and illustrated by Randy DuBurke.

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