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A Conversation With My Black Son

Season 30 Episode 22 | 5m Video has closed captioning.

For generations, parents of black boys across the U.S. have rehearsed, dreaded and postponed “The Conversation. But when their boys become teenagers, parents must decide how to handle discussions about race. In this short film originally published by The New York Times Op-Docs, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.

Aired: 02/12/18

Expired: 09/30/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and the Wyncote Foundation. Additional funding comes from The …

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