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DIA Newsletter: Olympic Edition

       Shining a spotlight on the best diversity-related news of the week


August 14 · Issue #29 · View online
Kids' Inclusive and Diverse Media Action Project

       Shining a spotlight on the best diversity-related news of the week

Our newsletter and podcast this week focus on the Olympics and the portrayal of athletes, specifically young women. Check out the articles below as well the show notes in our podcast for a full list of content. How these stories are told impact children’s perceptions on a wide variety of issues like race, gender roles and body image.  
Rio 2016: the diverse women’s gymnastics team is great. But it will not “calm race relations.”
You Throw, Girl: An Olympic Shot-Putter’s Feminist Mission
Simone Biles: 'I'm Not the Next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps. I'm the First Simone Biles'
Simone Manuel on making history: ‘The gold medal wasn’t just for me’
Diversity in Apps is a grassroots coalition made up of researchers, producers, educators and parents.
Our mission is to raise awareness and engage in research about the need for inclusive, equitable, and diverse children’s media.
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