Kids react to controversial biracial Cheerios commercialSubmitted by Freightrainblues on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 17:01
I am a teacher and children give me hope for the future.
Commercial (30 seconds)
Kids Reaction (9 minutes)
“It’s just the color of their skin, what matters is if they’re nice or mean.”
“I thought Martin Luther King spoke against this and fixed this already.”
“[Marriage] really just depends on their heart and if they really love me.”
“Underneath it, you’re literally the same. You have organs and a heart.”
As I was growing up America was a country of consumers and much of our societal values and status were based on consumption. With the advent of the internet people shifted from consumers to creators (Ken Robinson Ted.com).
Last year I was blown away by a fact checking 15 year old absolutely crushing Kony2012. Justin Verley
I have a lot of faith in these kids. I think they are going to change the world.