As protests were staged nationwide in response to events in Ferguson, Missouri, and Staten Island, History Colorado hosted workshops to help adults talk with kids about race.
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The students were protesting grand jury decisions in New York and Missouri not to prosecute police officers who killed unarmed black men.
In Hayley Vatch’s sociology class at South High School in Denver, the discussion about race goes far beyond news stories.
Students are protesting a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teen in Ferguson, Missouri.
"We’re here to support young black men who have been killed by officers," said senior Hali Morgan. "We’re tired of not having anything done about it."
Research shows parents are more likely to pretend they are "colorblind," which can hurt them and their kids.
April Edwards says her parents didn't talk about race at home. Now she's taking it on at home and at school.
A provocative new documentary on race prompted a rich and provocative discussion among students in an English class at Colorado Academy.
Teachers are using the exhibition to show their students - through history and science - how race is not what we think it is.