Hip-hop meets civil rights in this riveting saga exposing the corrupt environment created by the governments use of snitches. John JC Powell is making more money than he can count, providing for his entire family, and on the verge of winning back the love of his life. When he s arrested, convicted, and imprisoned based on the testimony of someone he trusted, JC struggles to clear his name and get back assets seized by the government. As the pieces of the puzzle come together in a surprising courtroom drama, JC realizes that he is caught up in a ruthless game, playing against a system set up to win by any means necessary. SnitchCraft juxtaposes the themes of family, spirituality, and social justice, against a backdrop of a popular Southern California nightclub and escalating gang violence. An After the Book Section includes a reader s guide of discussion questions and a resource guide of organizations working to reform the criminal justice system.