..because if we don’t teach them, there is no hope.  A good and simple explanation for the adults, too.

Thanks to Upworthy for letting me borrow your post, and Franchesca Ramsey and Kat Blaque for putting it so simply:

“Sometimes your a caterpillar”

“Sometimes you’re a caterpillar” by Franchesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey and Kat Blaque

Also:

The Other Side, by Jacqueline Woodson

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice, by Phillip Hoose

The Sneetches, by Dr. Seuss