AC360° hired renowned child psychologist and University of Maryland professor Dr. Melanie Killen to design and implement our study that examines children's perceptions of race. The results are the basis for Anderson Cooper's special series "Kids on Race: The Hidden Picture." We asked Dr. Killen to highlight key findings, offer advice to parents on how and when to teach about equality and shed light on the thinking behind her methodology.
Watch the series of Q&A videos to get deeper insight on the year-long investigation.
Race only becomes a problem when a child grows up in an environmental that's not diverse. My school happens to be very diverse, and i don't see race as a boundary, at least for me.
Sounds to me like minority children are taught early, by their parents, to see everything in terms of skin color. Sad really.
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