Director: Bill Duke
Starring: Diane Latiker
Synopsis: It follows Latiker’s journey as she fought her way amidst the violence of a Chicago community to found Kids Off the Block, a safe place for children to do school work and be mentored away from the street gangs. Latiker opened her heart and home to at-risk youth in the turbulent Roseland neighborhood, in spite of opposition from local government officials, members of her own family and the vicious gangs. The movie follows Diane’s harrowing and dramatic rise over thirty years ago from working in a hair salon to leading a nation-wide movement.
Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown
Note: Original announcement.Tags: Bill Duke, Diane Latiker