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Why Race and Representation in Media Matters

The media we consume plays a critical role in shaping how we understand and make sense of ourselves and the world around us. For kids, media representations may be even more instrumental as they develop and shape their understanding of race and ethnicity.
Our latest report, "The Inclusion Imperative: Why Media Representation Matters for Kids' Ethnic-Racial Development," reinforces how media representation is important to how kids build their understanding of both their own ethnic-racial group, and that of others.