Some of the major coverage that the book and author have garnered includes a New York Times op-ed by the author that ran in their Sunday Review section, titled, "Stop Beating Black Children," while The Washington Post ran a piece by the author linked to the news about missing children in DC. The Root reviewed the book and ran a Q&A with the author, and other Q&As were featured in Slate and Ebony. Interviews were recorded with The Tom Joyner Show, The Baltimore Sun’s "Roughly Speaking" podcast, Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show, the Tavis Smiley TV show, ESPN’s "The Undefeated," and The Wall Street Journal’s "Lunch Break." Salon.com ran an excerpt from the book.
Forthcoming, Dr. Patton will be interviewed on WABC TV's Here and Now, hosted by Sandra Bookman, and will speak with Lauretta Charlton, Senior Web Producer at The New Yorker.