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KSHB: Expert says parents should have 'the talk' with children of all races

June 15, 2020

Talking to kids about race and ethnicity is important and should be discussed with all kids. Not only children of color, but white children as well, according to Amanda Davis, intake director at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City's Crittenton Children's Center.


Davis said that children start to notice differences in people around age two or three. During that time, Davis said it’s a great time to start the conversation.

“While children notice differences in skin color, they also notice differences in how people are being treated very early,” said Davis.

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