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You Can't Break My Spirit: The Colors of Justice is a short novel written by Althea and adapted into a Play by Althea and Donna Michelle Bernard. You Can't Break My Spirit is about creating Love, Understanding and Victory in the midst of challenges. A young brown woman goes undercover into the Toronto Justice system so she can understand the experience of the people she serves in her missionary work. She expects to be released from jail after one night but instead is trapped in a system that will only release you if you plead guilty or have tens of thousands of dollars to pay lawyers who are experts in their field and are well connected. The faces around her are vulnerable and agrressive souls who have given up on any possibility of having a normal life, people who have lost everything; casually sacrificing their souls for momentary freedom and who are trapped in a cycle that seeks to destroy them. Althea encounters dishonesty, systemic and overt racism, politics, and injustices within the legal system and finally uncovers a system that does not work at every level. As she searches for solutions she finds the true meaning of love, courage and dignity. Althea's bravery, determination and persistent faith at every step of the journey is finally rewarded after spending two hundred thousand dollars and fighting for the freedom to live her life on her terms.

Opening on February 1, 2018 at the Palmerston Library Theatre at 560 Palmerston Avenue at Bloor Street, Toronto. You Can't Break My Spirit by Althea is Suitable for Grade 6: 12 years old and up. No swearing, no sex and no violence.


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