By Robert Whitlow
In a small Georgia city the place racial tensions run excessive and lives are at stake, can one legal professional 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 adjustments the process her career.
Left without different ideas, Adisa returns to her homeland the place a couple of days prior a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager who's now mendacity comatose within the hospital.
Adisa is itching to leap into the struggle as a distinct prosecutor, yet feels pulled to do what she considers unthinkable—defend the officer.
As the court docket case unfolds, each person within the small group needs to confront their very own prejudices. stuck within the center, Adisa additionally attempts to chart her means alongside a course advanced through her budding dating with a charismatic younger preacher who leads the neighborhood circulation hard the police officer resolution for his crime.
This hugely proper and gripping novel demanding situations us to invite what it ability to forgive whereas looking justice and to pursue reconciliation whereas loving others as ourselves.
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