TedX Talk on literature and imagery for kids

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Kahya Engler speaking at the Returning the Gaze: Blackface in Europe conference, in 2014.

Check out this mini crash course in media literacy from friend of ERIF, Kahya Engler. As part of the TedX talks series, Kahya discusses her crusade to find diverse imagery and literature for her son as well as campaigning against racist portrayals of people of colour in children’s media. Core to her message is ultimate the importance for all children to be able to see and read positive, honest representations of themselves.

You can see her full talk below:

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