Retired Police Captain on having “the talk” with her Black sons

What happened to George Floyd is every Black parent's worst nightmare: their child getting unjustly hassled by police. Sonia Pruitt is a retired captain with the Montgomery County Maryland Police Department, founder of the Black Police Experience, and the mother to two young black men. She discusses the fear she feels for her two sons that is compounded by the threat of police. She says, “how your child dresses, how they wear their hair, the brown, chocolate, vanilla, blackness of their skin, they are not