Every week, seventeen-year-old Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X, asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row. After seven years, Tracy is running out of time—her dad has only 267 days left. Then the unthinkable happens. The police arrive in the night, and Tracy’s older brother, Jamal, goes from being a bright, promising track star to a “thug” on the run, accused of killing a white girl. Determined to save her brother, Tracy investigates what really happened between Jamal and Angela down at the Pike. But will Tracy and her family survive the uncovering of the skeletons of their Texas town’s racist history that still haunt the present?
Categories: All-or-Nothing Thinking, BEHAVIOR, Beliefs, Biases, Change, Cultures, Empathy, Exclusionary Behavior, Extreme Thinking, Family, Fear of the Unknown, Gender Roles, Hidden Motives, Ideologies, Insincerity, KNOWLEDGE, Leadership, Learning, Learning from Failures, Logical Ethics, Lying, Negative Thinking, Opinions, Other People Exist, Power, Race and Racism, Relationships, Rewards and Punishments, Societies, The News Media, THINKING, This or That Thinking, and What Should Be
Author: Kim Johnson
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publishing Date: 2020-07-28