What would make a mother who lost two children to gang and drug violence reach out to the community that spawned the violence?
“Everybody asks that question,” says Charlotte Austin-Jordan in the sweetest voice this side of heaven. “I have family that lives in this community. My husband and I have nine African American boys between us, all grandsons. I have a boy and two stepdaughters. My grandmother, my mother, my sisters and brothers all still live in this community.”