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Yoba: Lessons from the Street and Other Places Malik Yoba

Yoba: Lessons from the Street and Other Places

Malik Yoba

Published December 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780385486866
Paperback
176 pages
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 About the Book 

Malik Yoba is the star of New York Undercover, the #1 rated show among African American and ethnic communities for the last two seasons. But Malik is more than just a hot actor on the rise. Since surviving a gunshot wound at 15, he has devoted hisMoreMalik Yoba is the star of New York Undercover, the #1 rated show among African American and ethnic communities for the last two seasons. But Malik is more than just a hot actor on the rise. Since surviving a gunshot wound at 15, he has devoted his life to young people and community service. The street-savvy cop persona he plays in New York Undercover has enabled him to create a national campaign to help young people identify and implement crime prevention strategies in their neighborhoods.In Yoba Malik guides young people in turning their lives around and the best strategies for making their neighborhoods safer places to live. With ideas ranging from the traditional to the revolutionary, Yoba offers practical steps that each person can take to improve the environment for young people.Malik Yoba believes our nations future depends on a grass-roots movement in which young people must play a vital role. Millions of kids track him every week, and will act on his ideas. Yoba is a blueprint for that movement.