Woodward High School students, from left, Lateria Coleman and Doniqua Granger, each 17, show their appreciation for a poem read yesterday at the Sister s Lock-in at the Genesis Dreamplex on South Reynolds Road. They were among 30
female students from Woodward invited at random who participated in the character-building session. The night-long event was organized by Project Excellence Inc., a nonprofi t organization that works with at-risk youths. Napoleon
Bradford, executive director of Project Excellence, said the evening program was intended to impact and alter the current detrimental mind-state of our African American females.