Ask the Expert: Traci Baxley Shares Insights on Children, Race and Ethnicity
by Teresa Crane | Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020
Writers seek advice from Traci Baxley, Ed.D., about how children’s views on race are shaped.
A New York Times author reached out for expertise from Traci Baxley, Ed.D., when writing a story titled “How to Raise an Anti-Racist Kid”. Tara Parker Pope, asks the experts to offer insight into how children’s views on race are shaped. Read the article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/24/well/family/how-to-raise-an-anti-racist-kid.html
Sandra Burciaga Olinger, writing for Parents magazine, asked Traci “what is race?” Baxley’s simple answer, “Race is what you see (physical traits), ethnicity is what you learn (cultural practices)." Read the full answer in Olinger’s article “How to Teach the Difference Between Race and Ethnicity to Your Kids” at https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/teaching-tolerance/how-to-explain-the-difference-between-race-and-ethnicity-to-kids/?utm_campaign=parents_parentsmagazine&utm_content=link&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=5f10e1c0d8658900019badcf
Traci Baxley is ranked #11, among the ‘20 Black Motherhood bloggers to follow’ on Instagram. View at https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/advice/black-motherhood-bloggers-to-follow-on-instagram/