A conversation about growing up black

A Conversation About Growing Up Black
A Conversation About Growing Up Black

An eye-opening documentary called "A Conversation about Growing Up Black" published by the New York Times explores race and childhood in a series of candid interviews with young black men.

The interviewees are asked to define racism, and then share anecdotes of how it's affected their lives. Despite their different looks and personalities, each man in the video shares a similar story, one that involves being stopped by the cops and being warned to act a certain way at a very young age.

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