Every black family has to have “the talk” at some point. Lord knows the opportunity keeps presenting itself and most of us never quite know how to approach it with our children or relatives.
Coincidentally, I happened to stumble upon a Black-ish rerun last night that was focused on whether or not the twins were too young to be exposed to that very discussion. According to Faith M. Sproul Ph.D., a licensed psychologist, “When it comes to children developing an awareness of race, it starts as young as two and three years old. But in terms of trying to help children really understand it, I would say as young as six you could actually have some good discussion”
-Peter J. Rickards