I Am a Scared Black Man

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On August 1, 2020, I was pulled over by the police while leaving a Target parking lot in my wife’s SUV. For a black man in America today, this experience can change your life or take it. When the police officer pulled me over I had no clue as to why, all I could do was stay calm, be respectful, and not make any sudden movements. He came to the window and told me that he pulled me over for two reasons. The first reason was that my registration was…

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Tony Jones, M.A.

Tony Jones, M.A.

Tony Jones is a freelance writer that covers race, culture, music, and sports across multiple platforms.