Brooklyn S.T.O.O.P.

The Untold Story

by Akenathan Shakur



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/13/2007

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 92
ISBN : 9781434312747
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 1
ISBN : 9781467081863

About the Book

Brooklyn S.T.O.O.P is about five boys who grew up in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. Elijah, Stevey, Jamal, Malik, and Curtis unite through friendship on the Stoop.Throughout their adult years the boys experience hardship, but through the essence of the stoop the boys are bought back together. Brooklyn S.T.O.O.P also highlights why unity is important. Brooklyn S.T.O.O.P is also a book about prosperity and a vision of prosperity. The main objective of Brooklyn S.T.O.O.P is to show essence will always overcome personality. This book is not in anyway trying to depict the ghetto as negative. it is simply trying to explain that in the end, there will be prosperity in ones life no matter if things seem hopeless. Stay together, offer each other oppurtunity, and then we all will have prosperity.

About the Author

Akenathan Shakur was born in Jamaica, WI, May 3, 1977, as Thornton Hinds. He moved to Brooklyn, NY, 1983. Mr. Shakur is the founder of the Living is for everyone foundation (L.I.F.E), which is a non-profit organization, which joins urban youth together with the goal of implementing unity within their community. Mr. Shakur currently resides in Everett, Washington, where he works as a mental health specialist.

For more information about the L.I.F.E. foundation you can contact Mr. Shakur at