This book series follows a family whose mother (known as Mom G in the community), has opened her home to black youth ranging from ratchet to bougie. One Friday out of each month, the teens and young adults pile into Mom G's Atlanta home for some of her good cooking and an uncensored discussion. Her unusual approach of pulling kids out of their criminal and unproductive mentalities and leading them toward success driven lives is certainly unorthodox but proven. It's not that Mom G and her three children: Tarvick-29 (known as T baby), Nya-24 and Nami-19, don't have enough relatable drama of their own to deal with but their allegiance to their mother and her commitment to the youth will draw them into some unexpected, explosive situations.
Though fiction based, the vulgar and realistic dialog exchanged throughout these series depict real views, attitudes and behaviors that are perpetuated among the black youth. In these series of books I have not only set out to entertain the reader (because for the targeted readers, which are the black youth, the material must be entertaining to hold their attention) but also to have the reader do the following three things:
1. Relate to the material
2. Re-evaluate their lives (actions, decisions and behaviors)
3. If need be, Recreate themselves to live a more productive, fulfilling and positive life
I can't realistically expect these two of the three aforementioned objectives to be accomplished without some type of consistent reinforcement, thus the...
LIVE FRIDAY NIGHT DISCUSSIONS
The author and her team will host live discussions in a National tour beginning with Hunstville, Al. on July 25, 2014. The goal of these interactive, unorthodox discussions is to have attendees implement Friday Night Discussions in their home towns just as Mom G does. Parents and community leaders should step up and sponsor these ongoing discussions using their resources to actively assist at risk youth improve their lives. This is NOT an OUTreach program...WE GOIN' IN!