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Building Better Men Mentoring Program Inspires Young Men in Detroit

The Building Better Men program focuses on building up Black and Brown boys through mentorship, classes and community support.

The Importance of Racial Representation in Toys

A Detroit mom of two talks about the wake-up call she had while she and her daughter looked for a doll at Target and the importance of representation in toys.

A Parent’s Guide to Black Lives Matter

Are you struggling to find the words to explain the Black Lives Matter movement to your kids? This handy guide to Black Lives Matter can help.

Know Better, Do Better to Raise Anti-Racist Kids

Metro Parent's COO talks systemic racism, how it has affected our communities and how it is important that once you know better, you do better to end it.

Raising Anti-Racists

Learn the differences between tolerance and anti-racism, get tips on raising anti-racists and learn some of what you need to know about racism in the 21st century.

11 Black Influencers That You Need to be Following

From fashion to lifestyle and even some activism, these Black influencers can help you diversify your Instagram feed.

10 Multicultural Movies and Shows for Kids

It's important that kids of all ethnicities see themselves in our media. Here are some multicultural movies and shows for kids that feature characters of color.

A Call for Black Voices

Metro Parent is trying to create a space for the voices of Black parents in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor to be heard. Here's how you can get involved.

Teens are Organizing and Leading Black Lives Matter Protests

We spoke with a metro Detroit teen who planned a Black Lives Matter protest about her experience, her passion and how important it is for young people to speak up.

8 Learning Activities to Help Discuss Race with Kids

Are you looking for a way to broach the topic of race with your kids? These 8 activities to help discuss race with kids are a good place to start.

Tips to Breaking Through Racial, Ethnic and Religious Barriers

The world is a diverse place and sometimes there are barriers to overcome to get to know others. Here are some tips to breaking through racial, ethnic and religious barriers.

10 Anti-Racism Resources for Kids and Families

It's so important to be anti-racism. These online anti-racism resources can help you and your kids understand racism and why we all should stand against it.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Family Fun Things to Do At Home This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while you're staying safely at home with your family? Check out our list of fun online virtual events happening this weekend — and any time!

10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.

What’s Happening at Cedar Point in 2020?

Cedar Point has reopened for the 2020 season. Here's what you need to know about visiting the park this year.

Toddler Getting Out of Bed Repeatedly? Here’s How to Stop It

If you're a parent with the issue of a toddler getting out of bed repeatedly, you know the pain (and exhaustion). Learn what's going on and what to do.
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