There Is Power In My Hair
Caidyn is being teased in school about his hair, causing him to feel sad and insecure. Dad uses this as an opportunity to take Caidyn on a brief journey through history, explaining the origination of his hair style and the power that hair represents within certain cultures. Also pointing out powerful African American leaders, both pass and present, to provide a sense of pride. This story promotes, positive self-esteem, encourages acceptance of cultural differences, and creates opportunity for sensitive discussion between young children and adults. Promotes awareness and prevention of bullying, which can cause emotional distress and identity issues among young children.