I heard this interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross yesterday and found it extremely compelling listening. As a matter of fact, I listened to it three times in one day. Terry Gross is brilliant. Just brilliant.
Growing up in Baltimore, the writer faced threats from both the streets and the police. His book, Between the World and Me, is an open letter to his teenage son.
Source: Ta-Nehisi Coates On Police Brutality, The Confederate Flag And Forgiveness : NPR