Our sons under siege

Reynolds, Barbara
November 1999
Essence (Essence);Nov99, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p139
Presents stories of young Afro-American men slain by White police. Why Afro-Americans are more vulnerable to police aggression; How mothers make their Afro-American sons understand that cops are not their friends; Story of Mark Fitzsimmons and others.


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