The Talk

How parents raising black boys try to keep their sons safe

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    Before Trayvon, we had the Talk to guard our children against danger.

    After Zimmerman's acquittal in his death, we realize with anguish there may be little we can do to protect them.

    Amber is the senior writer at Essence

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