Sandra Bullock is teaching her son Louis about racism

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Sandra Bullock is teaching her son Louis about racism

Sandra Bullock has revealed that she is teaching her adopted son Louis all about racism. She talked with BET about teaching her five-year-old all about the ugliness in the world as well as the beauty.

She said, “He fully understands what that means. He doesn’t understand why people judge each other based on the color of their skin, but he knows they do. He also knows there’s sexism, he knows that there’s homophobia.”

She revealed, “I want him to know the truth, but I also want him to know the good in the world as well. Those are hard conversations to have. It’s not any conversation any parent wants to have with their child, is that you’ll be judged by the color of your skin rather than the content of your character. But it exists, and I want him to be safe and I want him to be aware.”

When speaking about teaching her young son the topic of racism at an early age, she believes it’s for the best. She added, “I think if you don’t start the conversation early on, you’re doing them a disservice. Once he leaves that house and I’m not with him, it’s his life and how he approaches it is his decision. But I want to know that I did the best I could as his mom to educate him on the ugliness in the world, and also the beauty.”

Source, Photo Credit: Fame/Flynet


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Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 8:08am
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