How to raise a black son in America | Clint Smith

https://download.ted.com/talks/ClintSmith_2015-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008As kids, we all get advice from parents and teachers that seems strange, even confusing. This was crystallized one night for a young Clint Smith, who was playing with water guns in a dark parking lot with his white friends. In a heartfelt piece, the poet paints the scene of his father’s furious and fearful response.