LEILA FADEL, HOST:
And finally today, journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote his bestselling book "Between The World And Me" as a letter about the cruelties of racism to his 15-year-old son. That book now comes to life in a new television special.
(SOUNDBITE OF TV SPECIAL, "BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME")
UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR #1: (As character) Dear son, I'm telling you this in your 15th year.
UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR #2: (As character) Daughter.
UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR #3: (As character) Son.
UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR #4: (As character) Dear son.