It Takes a Hood…

Two young African-Americans take responsibility for ending Baltimore crime

by Norwood Johnson

It Takes a Hood…
Pinterest

It Takes a Hood…

Two young African-Americans take responsibility for ending Baltimore crime

by Norwood Johnson

Published Jan 12, 2016
206 Pages
Genre: RELIGION / General



 

Book Details

Unconditional Love Halts Illegal Drugs In Baltimore

Cynthia Jones and her best friend, Korea, are lifelong residents of Baltimore. During a heated exchange regarding Baltimore’s crime rate, Korea accuses Cynthia of being too critical of black men and making generalizations, and Cynthia, upset, says she wants to leave Baltimore for a safer city. On her way home, Cynthia is in a serious car accident leaving her in a coma. After she recovers, Cynthia decides to make a difference in the community. She asks Korea to join her. This journey leads them to face multiple challenges affecting their community. The journey also puts her in the path of facing an unforeseeable proposition. It Takes a Hood is a thought provoking, heartwarming novel reminding us community is not dead when life comes from those within it.

 

About the Author

Norwood Johnson

Norwood Johnson is a federal government retiree who gained recognition as an outstanding analyst with exceptional technical writing skills. Norwood holds a BS degree in Telecommunications from Morgan State University. He also holds a Certificate in Public Leadership from Brookings Institution. Norwood has over 30 years of community volunteer experience ranging from mentoring, tutoring, preparing meals and writing and directing plays. He is proud to be a father of three children and a grandfather of two. Norwood currently resides in the Baltimore Maryland area. It Takes a Hood is his debut novel. www.NorwoodJohnson.com