I see you, parents wanting to raise anti-racist kids. This weekend is the 4th of July, Independence Day!
But wait...our "founding fathers" weren't such great people, a lot of them enslaved people and profited from their stolen labor. And, you know, the colonialists committed acts of genocide of the Native people of the Americas.
In today's video, which is appropriate for most, talks you through some ways to understand the 4th of July in context.
Here are some resources for you as well: https://teachingamericanhistory.org/…/what-to-the-slave-is…/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzlv_PN4vKA https://www.tolerance.org/…/july-2-2019-july-4th-celebratin… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiCWngPt-L4 https://nativenewsonline.net/…/the-dilemma-of-the-fourth-o…/ https://blog.nmai.si.edu/…/do-american-indians-celebrate-th…