little voices, big change

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"As a school leader, I was comforted knowing that Wee The People has the same vision as I do – working towards creating a school where all can be

seen authentically and all can thrive. Anti-racist, equity-driven work is exhausting and life-giving at once. Wee The People is a partner par excellence."

Dr. Asa Sevelius, Principal, Heath Elementary School, Brookline, Mass.


There are a few things every parent needs to help kids understand about what’s going on right now:


One: The lives of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd were sacred, and they were stolen.


Two: Their lives were stolen by police, the people we are taught to believe are supposed to protect us.

Three: Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd were NOT killed because they were Black. Blackness is not the problem. James Baldwin has written it, Beyoncé has sung it, Maya Angelou has versed it, Kehinde Wiley has crowned it: There is everything to love about being Black—our style, our traditions, our genius, our roots, our resilience.


What killed Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and George Floyd is White America’s insatiable need to demonize Blackness. That’s not an easy conversation to start with kids. But it is absolutely possible.

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