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Having the "Race Talk" with Children Leads to Diverse Friends

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 13, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 13:08

Guest: Deborah Rivas-Drake, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, University of Michigan Nearly all parents sit down with their kids at some point to have “the talk” about sex, or about drugs. But parents should also be thinking about opening the lines of communication with their kids on the topic of race. And if they do, their kids are more likely to have a diverse group of friends.