How It Went DownBook - 2014
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When high school senior Tramaine (“Tray”) Berry Thompson is killed by a random act of gun violence, his family and friends seek hope and resilience in their memories of his vibrant, all-too-brief existence. (more)
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When an African-American teen is shot and killed by a white man, conflicting stories, racial stereotypes, and police bias make it difficult to understand the truth of the situation.
What really happened on the day 16-year-old Tariq Johnson was shot and killed on the corner? No one in his troubled but tight-knit community agrees, but they all have opinions. As Lee does in BROWNSVILLE SONG, Magoon deftly weaves together the voices of multiple, often contradictory narrators to ... Read More »