By Robert Whitlow
In a small Georgia city the place racial tensions run excessive and lives are at stake, can one legal professional rise up for justice opposed to the tide of prejudice on each side?
Adisa Johnson, a tender African-American lawyer, resides her dream of training legislation with a prestigious company in downtown Atlanta. Then a split-second mistake adjustments the process her career.
Left with out different suggestions, Adisa returns to her homeland the place a number of days prior 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 court docket case unfolds, all people within the small group needs to confront their very own prejudices. stuck within the center, Adisa additionally attempts to chart her approach alongside a direction complex by way of her budding courting with a charismatic younger preacher who leads the neighborhood flow hard the police officer resolution for his crime.
This hugely suitable and gripping novel demanding situations us to invite what it skill to forgive whereas looking justice and to pursue reconciliation whereas loving others as ourselves.
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