CBeebies Black History Month: A Message from Ben 2020

A Parent's Guide to Black Lives Matter

CBeebies Everyone's welcome. Ben Cajee explains racism for younger kids 

Sesame Street: Elmo's dad explains Black Lives Matter

Who was Rosa Parks? KS1 Bitesize BBC 

Who was Nelson Mandela? KS1 Bitesize BBC 

Who was Dr. Martin Luther King? KS1 Bitesize BBC

CBeebies House: Celebrating Our Differences

CBeebies Bugbears: I don't like racism

How to raise anti-racist kids: resources for parents


A Parent's Guide to Black Lives Matter

British entrepreneurs from the past and present

Blue Peter presenters explain racism for older kids

Cocoa Magazine - a magazine to empower black girls and boys around the world (aimed at ages 7-14)

'We made the first UK black girls' magazine': Meet the editor of Cocoa Girl and her mother!

A special Newsround report (from 2015) on Growing Up Black in America

A special Newsround report on Growing up Black in the UK (2020)

What is systemic racism? Kids's questions answered


BLM Library - choose a book and have it read out loud 

Snowy Day, The (Picture Puffin) by Puffin Books 0-3 years 

Hair Love: Based on the Oscar-Winning Short Film by Matthew Cherry , Vashti Harrison  3-5 years 

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison 5-7 years

Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison 5-7 years

Not Like The Others: A Hidden Picture Book About Diversity by Jana Broecker 3-8 years 

It's OK to be Different: A Children's Picture Book About Diversity and Kindness by Sharon Purtill 3-7 years

These Books Can Help You Explain Racism and Protest to Your Kids

A Teacher Tweeted Her Favorite Children's Books On Racism And It Went Viral

The Literacy Trust has put together a list of anti-racist resources including a book list for for ages 13+.

20 Picture Books for 2020 to embrace discussions about race

Follow The Tiny Activist on Instagram for book recommendations

Follow Inclusive Storytime on Instagram for book recommendations

Black Educational Colouring Book- Michael Harper


Contact Stephanie Bowgett for resources

Ben Cajee from CBeebies talks about his experience of racism

Kids Are Not Colorblind - It Starts at Home by Jo Frost (Supernanny)

Scouts - A statement from Chief Scout Bear Grylls

How Maps Teach Racism in School

Material on racism for teachers 

21 Anti-Racism Videos To Share With Kids

The School That Tried to End Racism review – a powerful lesson in white privilege- The Guardian 25.06.20

How to be an Anti-Racist Family- The Mother Load 

Mixed-race people are the fastest growing ethnic group, according to the last census. Parents and young adults share their stories about identity, racism and education- BBC London FB

The Black Curriculum's free learning resources include 12 topics across Art History, Migration, Politics, Land and Environment.

Educate Against Hate provides practical advice, support and resources to protect children from extremism and radicalisation. Lessons are aimed at KS2 children upwards.

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