Readers’ Emotional Reactions To A Young Man’s First Brush With Institutionalized Racism

Photo courtesy of Riley Locket

Photo courtesy of Riley Lockett

In last week’s collaboration with The New York Times Race/Related, Riley Lockett shared his first experience with institutionalized racism, and how his mom made him practice for future police interactions as a young, black man.

Since Lockett’s story was released we’ve received several responses on Facebook of people sharing their personal experiences to their reactions, here are some of those comments.

For more essays similar to Riley’s, go and check out all of the Race/Related stories

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