In 2018, Jelani Memory wrote a book for his six kids titled, A Kids Book About Racism. At that time Jelani had 5 children, 4 white and 1 brown, and a new brown baby on the way. Having grown up in the whitest city in America, Jelani knew first hand...
In 2018, Jelani Memory wrote a book for his six kids titled, A Kids Book About Racism. At that time Jelani had 5 children, 4 white and 1 brown, and a new brown baby on the way. Having grown up in the whitest city in America, Jelani knew first hand that talking about racism is difficult and that most parents don’t know how to do it.
Since then, Jelani has built an entire media company around having difficult, and necessary conversations with children. A Kids Company About, that’s the name of Jelani’s company, has published over 50 books ranging from topics like Divorce, Voting, Cancer, Empathy, and Being Non-Binary.
They recently expanded beyond books and have created a kids podcast network and a streaming platform for kids ages 10-15 to explore different Careers, Life Skills, and Big Ideas. Jelani’s end goal is to empower kids through storytelling. He believes that all children need to see themselves and their experiences in the stories they interact with. Use the promo code BETTER for 50% off your first box subscription order from A Kids Company About.
Jelani is a Husband, Father + co-founder of A Kids Book About, and a software company called Circle.
A Kids Company About, makes kids books that matter. There are no dragons, silly bears, or cute tales about princesses. Only the challenging, empowering, and important topics that kids experience every day. Kids' lives are complicated, and our mission is to help kids and their grownups have honest conversations about things that matter.
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