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Racial Profiling A Lifelong Reality For Ta-Nehisi Coates

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates grew up in Baltimore, and it was there, as a teenager, that he first felt he was being singled out for his race. Coates joins NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about his personal experiences with racial profiling, from his first experience in a store through the concerns he has for his own son.