"Broken Spirit: Let It Go So You Can Grow" compares the link between miseducation and mass incarceration. This must-read book shares information on education inequality in urban schools and how there is a direct relationship between poor education and mass incarceration for Black and Hispanic youth. An educational environment must be conducive to students and their specific stages of development. This book also highlights the importance of mental health wellness, as it is key to students' holistic healing. The continuing racism in our country creates fear and anxiety which eventually develops into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This book seeks to address these fundamental issues and spark change within our educational system. Maryam Bey wrote this book so that individuals can recognize their greatness and live their purpose in life.