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eBook Woman Who Took Back Her Streets ePub

by Rita Smith

  • ISBN: 0882820656
  • Category: Regional U.S.
  • Subcategory: Biography
  • Author: Rita Smith
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: New Horizon Press; 1St Edition edition (November 1, 1990)
  • Pages: 200
  • ePub book: 1348 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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When her son is shot by drug peddlers, Rita Webb Smith decides to bring his would-be murderers to justice and rebuild her neighborhood. The Woman Who Took Back Her Streets is her inspiring and harrowing story.

When her son is shot by drug peddlers, Rita Webb Smith decides to bring his would-be murderers to justice and rebuild her neighborhood. Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Alibris Indigo Better World Books IndieBound. Hardcover, 200 pages.

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Smith determined to take action, learning the ways of the bureaucracy and refusing to stop until she got police action. In the process, her son was shot by a dealer (he lived, and the dealer went to prison) and her own life was threatened-but Smith persevered

Smith determined to take action, learning the ways of the bureaucracy and refusing to stop until she got police action. In the process, her son was shot by a dealer (he lived, and the dealer went to prison) and her own life was threatened-but Smith persevered. The result was spectacular: 143rd Street became virtually drug free; Smith secured millions from the city to rehab abandoned buildings on her block; she was lauded by the mayor and the President and was awarded an honorary P. ISBN13:9780882820651. Release Date:November 1990.

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Bibliographic Details. Title: Woman Who Took Back Her Streets. Publisher: New Horizon Press. Book Condition: New. About this title. Synopsis: When her son is shot by drug peddlers, Rita Webb Smith decides to bring his would-be murderers to justice and rebuild her neighborhood. From Publishers Weekly: Smith, divorced mother of six and a native New Yorker, became increasingly concerned as drug dealers and abusers took control of her block on 143rd Street in Harlem.

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Rita Webb Smith, a community advocate whose work to rid a neighborhood of drug trafficking gained her national attention, died last Saturday at her home in Harlem. She was 55. The cause was cancer, her family said. A lifelong resident of West 143d Street, Mrs. Smith was a social worker and counselor for many years at Harlem Hospital, the Children's Aid Society and, most recently, the Visiting Nurse Service. Starting with the organization of a preservation group for her street, she helped the police in her precinct to clear a drug-infested neighborhood

Rita Smith is a nationally recognized advocate in the fight for prevention of. .I highly recommend this book.

Rita Smith is a nationally recognized advocate in the fight for prevention of domestic. Thanks, April, for sharing your experience so we can all be better advocates. Three hours before a woman was killed in her home Tuesday morning, police responded to a call about a suspicious man knocking on her window. That man had a history with the woman, and police believe he later returned to set the home on fire.

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The woman who took back her streets : (Smith Rita Webb). Publisher: New Horizon Press

When her son is shot by drug peddlers, Rita Webb Smith decides to bring his would-be murderers to justice and rebuild her neighborhood. The Woman Who Took Back Her Streets is her inspiring and harrowing story.