By Robert Whitlow
In a small Georgia city the place racial tensions run excessive and lives are at stake, can one attorney get up for justice opposed to the tide of prejudice on each side?
Adisa Johnson, a tender African-American lawyer, resides her dream of practising legislation with a prestigious company in downtown Atlanta. Then a split-second mistake alterations the process her career.
Left without different strategies, Adisa returns to her place of birth the place a couple of days previous a white police officer shot an unarmed black youngster who's now mendacity comatose within the hospital.
Adisa is itching to leap into the struggle as a different prosecutor, yet feels pulled to do what she considers unthinkable—defend the officer.
As the courtroom case unfolds, everybody within the small group needs to confront their very own prejudices. stuck within the heart, Adisa additionally attempts to chart her means alongside a direction advanced via her budding courting with a charismatic younger preacher who leads the neighborhood circulate challenging the police officer solution for his crime.
This hugely proper and gripping novel demanding situations us to invite what it capacity to forgive whereas looking justice and to pursue reconciliation whereas loving others as ourselves.
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