This is the True Story of a Latina's Coming of Age, in the crime capital of the world...East New York's Brownsville Brooklyn. Crime, Drugs and Poverty mix with the joys of Family, Hope, Salsa and the Birth of Rap!
Travel to 1980's, Sutter Avenue, between Rockaway and Mother Gaston Boulevard. Dare to step into the infamous Langston Hughes projects--with more than 3000 people housed on one city block. Experience the predominately African-American Ghetto, through the eyes of a young Latina. Hear the Salsa Music and taste the Arroz con pollo, as you Journey to the heart of her story: A Spirit's Triumph over Tragedy.
Visit the Brownsville Bred...Growing Up Elaine website: