Children and Prejudice
On the last leg of my trip home from China, I asked the man sitting next to me what he did for a living, and he told me he was a documentary film maker. He mentioned the name of his most recent film, Prom Night in Mississippi, and I was happy to respond that it was one of the best documentaries I had seen. In fact, after I had watched it the first time, I had my kids watch it with me as well, so that we could talk about the important issue of racism. He went on to tell me that he had founded the nonprofit Moving Beyond Prejudice, which works with students and community groups across the world to empower change. That began a three hour conversation between the two of us on a variety of life issues. Read more.