Posted on November 10 2021
Not My Chair James Allen Jr Journey from Death Row to Freedom is a memoir of a Black teen who was influenced by the wrong group of friends. Once bussing began and he compared his lifestyle with his peers, he was obsessed with having more. Great clothes, a car, a fancy radio, those were his goals, so he learned how to steal. Suddenly, he felt important with all the new glam but he shortly learned all these items made for a shallow meaningless life. One robbery got out of hand and he killed a man. That moment changed his life forever and eventually turned his life around. An in depth read of a teen gone wrong and turning his life around.