Let The Circle Be Unbroken (Continued)
At the trial, T.J. is found guilty and getsthe death penalty. The Logan family believes he is found guilty because T.J. isblack and the judge and jury are white. The two other teens who broke into thestore are white, and are found innocent. T.J. tells the jury that they went tothe store to steal a gun. When the storeowner showed up, though, the two whiteteens killed the storeowner. At one point, Papa burns his own field of cotton tointerrupt the near lynching of T.J.
I hope you read this book. All people,no matter what race, form the circle of humanity, a circle that is broken byracism. I say, as Mildred Taylor does, Let The Circle Be Unbroken.
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