How parents talk to their African-American sons about the police

As communities around the nation grapple with questions of race and police brutality, a New York Times short documentary asks parents of African-American boys what they say to their sons about how to respond if stopped by police.

MAN: You are the Muhammad Ali. You are the Malcolm X. You are the Martin Luther King.

MAN: You are an amazing young man. And the future is yours.

MAN: And I will do my best to make sure you’re safe. That’s it. I love you.

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