Yusef: An Introduction
By Professor Carl S. Taylor
Without any reservation Yusef’s story is one of the most insightful and evolutionary perspectives of a young man in urban America. My prayers and meditation for my beloved native home is answered by another native son, Yusef Shakur. I grew up in Detroit during the sixties, Motown and General Motors were icons for sure. Motown music was the soundtrack of my life. The Detroit that my family knew, one that nourished my adolescence was rich. Rich in spirit, rich in love, and even more critical is the rich love of its children, youth, and families. For that point alone I owe a great debt to Detroit.
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