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June 5, 2020

How to Talk to Your Children About the Protests

The Wall Street Journal

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As demonstrations continue across the U.S. sparked by the killing of George Floyd in police custody and police violence more broadly, parents are trying to talk to their children about the protests and the events that led to them.

We asked pediatricians, educators, community leaders and authors for their advice on how to talk to children, how to recognize when they are struggling and resources parents can use in this difficult and confusing time. Edited from interviews:


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