The Ghetto Prophets/profits is an urban inspirational book. A modern-day Prince of Egypt, the book focuses on the struggles of people of color trying to create a better life for themselves and their children while battling issues of morality and desires. Tina and Jimmy are young and in love. Jimmy sells drugs and Tina doesn't agree with it but tries to live with it. When they have a son (Kenny) Tina finds it hard to live with Jimmy's occupation and the pressure of raising a child. Tina sercomes to the pressure and turns to drugs, and eventually leaves her family. Tina has another child (Kayla) that Jimmy does not know about. Tina gives Kayla to a Christian couple (the Holmes) while she tries to get off of drugs. Jimmy raises Kenny and the Holmes raise Kayla . The two children grow up in the same neighborhood not knowing that they are brother and sister. Circumstances bring the two of them together, and both are faced with choices and decisions.
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Published November 3, 2006
Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting.