#5 Courttia Newland: Discussing racial heritage and history

Today's guest is Courttia Newland, Courttia is the author of seven books including The Scholar, Snakeskin and The Gospel According to Cane. His forthcoming novel A River Called Time publishes in January 2021. As a screenwriter, he has written episodes of Steve McQueen’s recent BBC series Small Axe.In this episode Courttia and Pragya talk about surrounding your children with a racial foundation, so they are aware of where they come from, their heritage and history. They also discuss what change will look like when it comes and the role the arts play in that. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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A podcast about talking with children about race.How do you talk to your child about discrimination, privilege, power, race and racism? How do you speak with your children about racial bias in a way that makes them feel neither like a victim or a villain? Dr Pragya Agarwal meets with parents, carers, educators and psychologists to explore how they have these vital conversations. Covering all ages from toddler to teen, Dr Pragya Agarwal will hear from her guests about their personal experiences of having conversations about race with their children. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.