When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid.The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it's up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler has been shot and killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels and mourning a brother who is now a hashtag, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean....
|Title||:||Tyler Johnson Was Here|
|Number of Pages||:||304 pages|
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Tyler Johnson Was Here Reviews
This cover... 💖
Dewey's #Readathon Book 2 - I had only 100 or so pages left to read, so I finished this one pretty quickly. I have thoughts about Tyler Johnson Was Here, and I'll leave them here later...
I hated this book with everything in me. And by that, I mean it’s easily one of my favorite books of all-time.
Tyler Johnson Was Here is the story of a teen, Marvin Johnson, whose twin brother, Tyler, goes missing and is later found dead. Tyler Johnson Was Here is a story of the truth, the ugly truth we want to avoid but black people can't avoid because their safety, their freedom, and their lives are at risk because of their skin color.
The first I noticed about this books is how unapologetically ...more
i love that ya puts soft black boys on their covers now i love it
“People don’t fucking know that black folks were never included in all. All-American means white. All-inclusive means white. All lives means white lives. It’s bullshit. White dolls always make it about them, and I’m pissed that they’re trying to mask their hatred with these tags.”
For once, a book is just as amazing as the cover. A story about police brutality, focused around a boy whose brother is shot by a police officer. And, as I think most of you may have guessed, the shooting occurred unp ...more
Grab a box of tissues and get ready for a waterfall of tears.
Tyler Johnson Was Here is such an important read. I can’t stress it enough. No matter what colour your skin is, or what country you are in, I really think you should give this novel a read, it may change the way you look at the situation.
This book focuses on Marvin as he deals with the disappearance and death of his twin brother Tyler. There are so many important aspects of this book. It talks a lot of police brutality, and the two sid ...more
"I fucking hate white people. Man, fuck the police!"...
"Nigga, that's racist!"
"You can't be racist if you're a minority. Prejudiced, yes, but not racist. We ain't got the power in the society to be racist."
so fucking racist right now
ANY RACE MAY BE RACIST TO ANOTHER RACE.
THE DICTIONARY PROVES THIS.
MINORITIES ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM THE DICTIONARY DEFINITION OF WHAT RACISM IS. YOU DO NOT GET A SPECIAL DEFINITION.
ALTERNATIVE DEFINITIONS DO NOT EXIST.
ENOUGH WITH TH ...more