With what’s going on right now, this is a great read to understand a first person’s pov of what it is to be black. The author did a very good job of really juxtaposing the life of a black man but also women. He touched on something a lot of males don’t acknowledge. Great read.
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Prepare yourself we are about to go on a journey ! when reading this book you will have a first-hand look at the experiences of a minority adolescent growing up and managing life and in one of America’s most dangerous inner cities.
Each poem is it’s own chapter and a collection of feelings of first-hand events and experiences that will occur throughout the story. Topics and story element include police brutality, views on racism, growing up in poverty, love & relationships, gun violence, broken bonds and more!
About the Author
Eric Jones is Assistant Professor of History at Northern Illinois University.