So starting out, I felt the story very contrived. Almost a Boyz in the Hood for the 21st Century. You have your girl leaving the ghetto to go to a rich, private school. As the story goes on, it does get better. I enjoyed seeing the interactions after the shooting with the lawyer and how the character has to get the strength to go before the Grand Jury. I like seeing the family move to the suburbs to save themselves, but then for the white boyfriend to go with her to protest back in the city. Decent read.