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When and How to Talk with Young Children about Enslavement:

Discussion Questions for Educators By Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards The successful, collective effort that resulted in the recall of A Birthday Cake for George Washington, a young children’s book that offered an inaccurate, sugarcoated version of the realities of slavery, brings up another important conversation for the early childhood community staff, families,  and social justice activists. This …