In this video, Buzzfeed interviews black parents about their struggles raising black children in the United States. When asked about how current racial violence has affected their children, one mother says “My five year old understands. He asks me ‘Mommy are you going to get shot by the police?'” Parents talk about all the negative messaging they feel their children unjustly receive by growing up black, and the fear they feel knowing that most of this treatment is out of their control. “I can’t imagine, in the system we have now, that my son will grow up safely” one mother says. Watch the video to hear more.