Family Night: PBS KIDS tackles race and racism

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This weekend, October 9, 10 and 11, PBS KIDS is premiering a new special, “PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism,” at 7 and 8:30 p.m. The half-hour program will feature authentic conversations between real children and their parents, and will include content from PBS KIDS series Daniel Tiger’s NeighborhoodArthur and Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. Learn more about this program here.

Then at 7:30 p.m., Xavier Riddle and his friends meet Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Thurgood Marshall. The evening ends with an episode of “Arthur” featuring the late Congressman John Lewis at 9 p.m.

For more insight into discussing race and racism with children, check out these articles:

Watch all your PBS KIDS favorites on the free PBS KIDS Video app, online at azpbs.org/kids or on air on Arizona PBS KIDS (channel 8.4 with antenna, Cox Cable channel 81, CenturyLink Prism channel 22 and Suddenlink channel 14).

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