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By Jameel Zookie McGee,Andrew Collins,Mark Tabb

ISBN-10: 0735290725

ISBN-13: 9780735290723

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ISBN-13: 9780735290747

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Jameel McGee: “For the subsequent 3 years now not an afternoon glided by that I didn’t take into consideration my son who I had by no means obvious and the cop who had stored me from him. And for many of these 3 years I promised myself that if I ever observed this cop back, i used to be going to kill him. I meant to maintain that promise.”
 
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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