Case Scenario- Adolescent, Reggie Moore

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Case Scenario- Adolescent “Reggie Moore” Another white social worker, here we go. Questions, questions, questions. I wish they would stay out of my business and help my mama. It’s all his fault…my step-father, Kevin Leonard, a 37-year old black man who thinks he knows it all. Yeah, he runs his car dealership, but it doesn’t mean that he can rum me, my mama, Sharonda, and my 8-year old sister, Kiana. He thinks he can turn me around; he tells me that black kids like me have to stay out of trouble—stay away from the police; otherwise, we’ll end up in “Juvey” or in the penitentiary. He’s not my daddy; my daddy, Reginald, Sr. He comes around often enough; I know who my real daddy is. I’m not as bad as Kevin makes me out to be. I’m 15, a sophomore at Tilden Tech High School, in the ROTC, and I’ve got lots of friends that will look out for me. So, when Kevin starts his preaching, I take off. I can drive, so when I saw this fine-looking car parked and running at the curb last Saturday—no driver behind the wheel—I figured the fool deserved for me to take it for a little spin. I picked up my girl, my friends, and we went cruising for a little fun. So, Kevin called the police, again, and I got busted. Now my DJO—Deputy Juvenile Officer—and a social worker are threatening to put me in a “home” in the middle of nowhere. So, we’re all in this hot little room at Juvenile Hall to discuss “my potential” and “where do I want to go from here?” Well, I really don’t want to get sent off, so I’ve got to get through this. I hear my mama’s story again. At 32, she looks older. She’s not sleeping-- I know she’s
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