In “The Coldest Winter Ever” by Sister Souljah, her overall purpose in writing this book. Was to show the reader the real “ghetto” life and answer questions many of her loyal readers had. But to also represent the honest truth about living in the ghetto. This type of literature is an urban fiction novel, and the main point of being explored in this book. Is the life of a teenage girl growing up in the ghetto and her attempt to survive when her world is turned around. The author also want to represent how young adults in ghettos worldwide have similar experiences like the main character and now battle for the future that lies ahead.
Sister Souljah is well known in the urban community, as not only as a writer. Souljah is an activist, an educator and speaker who has vast amount of degrees. She has studied at the prestigious Rutgers University, Cornell University Advanced Placement Studies and Europe’s University of Salamanca. She has organized against racially motivated crimes, miseducation, and police brutality. While also being a great provider, teacher and activist in the urban community. Souljah has implemented youth camps for children of homeless families. She has become a strong pillar in the African American community, a New York Times best seller and a wife & mother residing in New York trying to raise h...
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...he story, Winter manipulates and deceives many characters to make sure she gets what she want. While she might think that her plans are working, they only lead her down a path of destruction. She lands in a boarding house, when child services find her, she goes to jail, becomes pregnant by a man who she believed was rich. Also she becomes sentenced to 15 years in prison, over a street fight with a former friend she double crossed. In the end, she is still serving time and was freed by the warden to go to her mother’s funeral. To only discover that her two sisters were adopted by the man she once loved, her sister is with the man who impregnated her, and the younger sister has become just like her. She wants to warn her sister, but she realizes if she is just like her there is no use in giving her advice. She just decides that her sister must figure it out by herself.
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