Salon has covered the Trayvon Martin killing relentlessly, but none of our coverage has struck a nerve like the article "Is My Son the Next Trayvon?" by the chief operating officer of Salon Studio, Quincy McCoy. As a black man who escaped the rough neighborhoods of his youth to provide a better life for his child, Quincy's article conveyed the constant anxiety suffered by all black parents — regardless of class.
Quincy recently hosted an online conversation on the epidemic of violence against young black men. Here is the full video of that discussion: