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Teaching your kids about Martin Luther King Jr.

Talking to kids about race

By Parenting Magazine Jan 21, 2013 8:16PM

They know Martin Luther King Jr. was a famous civil rights leader, but do your curious kids want to know more? Impress your kids with these fun facts, plus tips for talking to your kids about race:

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Facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.: Your guide to who he was and what he did. Plus, watch a stirring clip from his "I Have a Dream" speech.

Talking to kids about racism: 5 pointers for approaching this delicate topic with your kids.

"I can't have my daughters thinking they are invisible": Blogger and author Denene Millner on how she helps her daughters understand and appreciate their heritage in a world that doesn't.

Are your kids curious about Martin Luther King Jr.? How are they learning about him?


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