Khloé Kardashian has said she is committed to teaching her daughter about the power of inclusion and has urged other parents to speak to the kids about race.
The reality TV star, 37, confessed she wants daughter True, three, to be brought up in a world that is “surrounded by love”.
But she also admitted that she will make sure her child will be “very aware that she is a woman of colour.”
Khloé shares her three-year-old with ex Tristan Thompson.
Speaking on the Role Model podcast, the Kardashian sister said: “I have to educate her as best as I can [while] still educating myself at the same time.”
And talking about her own education, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star revealed she “will be always learning and trying to do the best I can do as being her mom, but I’m obviously not a woman of colour”.
She went on the admit that she will do her best to make sure her only child is exposed to as much inclusion as possible and isn’t hid away due to her upbringing
She continued: “I don’t want her living in a bubble — ’cause we do have this very privileged life, and I want her to know all types of life and all types of living, and be very aware of that.”
The Good American founder also paid tribute to her father Robert for making sure her and her sisters were aware of what was going on in the world.
“He was able to provide us a very good life,” she said. “But he didn’t come from that, necessarily. But he always exposed us to the realities of life.”
Khloé understands that for some people, speaking about race can be uncomfortable and an issue that doesn’t need to be raised.
However, she thinks it’s crucial that it is something that is talked about.
“You’re only setting them up for failure if you don’t talk about race and the things they’re going to endure when they’re in, quote, the ‘real world,'” she added.
Talking about how she sees things going as True gets older, the star confessed that she made struggle to let her daughter make her own mistakes, although “that’s how we all learn in life”.
“I know it’s a never-ending journey being a mother,” she said.
“It’s not just when they’re 18 and you just forget about them … you really think that as a kid, but you’re always their mom — that’s always turned on.”
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