By Jameel Zookie McGee,Andrew Collins,Mark Tabb
Andrew Collins: “I watched this indignant guy march via a crowd, a bit boy and one other guy suffering to maintain with him....The guy walked instantly as much as me, stopped, and glued out his hand. I took it. “Remember me?” he requested in a tone that sounded extra like a hazard than a question.
Somehow, a reputation got here to me. ‘Jameel McGee,’ I replied.”
It reads like a gripping crime novel…except this tale rather happened.
Racial tensions had lengthy simmered in Benton Harbor, a small urban at the jap shore of Lake Michigan, earlier than the day a white narcotics officer--more eager about arrests than justice—set his points of interest on an blameless black guy. but if officer Andrew Collins framed Jameel McGee for ownership of crack cocaine, the fabulous consequence was once no longer a race rebel yet a transformative trip for either males.
Falsely convicted, McGee spent 4 years in federal criminal. Collins additionally went to legal many years later for falsifying police reviews. whereas in the back of bars, the religion of either males deepened. however the tale took its so much unforeseen flip when they have been released--when their lives collided back in a second brimming with distrust and anger. the 2 have been on a collision course—not to violence—but forgiveness.
As present as today’s headlines, this explosive, precise tale finds how those noticeably conflicted males selected to permit pass of worry and a thirst for revenge to pursue reconciliation for themselves, their group, and our racially divided nation.
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Convicted: A Crooked Cop, an Innocent Man, and an Unlikely Journey of Forgiveness and Friendship by Jameel Zookie McGee,Andrew Collins,Mark Tabb