Where There’s Smoke, Terra Little’s sophomore project, touches on several prevalent social issues in the African- American community today, while simultaneously paying homage to African-American fathers everywhere.Messages of hope in the struggle to overcome drug addiction, criminal thinking and barriers to positive family relationships, are woven into the story, and will no doubt ring true for people of all creeds and colors.
In the fight against teenage crime, statistics show that involved, proactive parents are one of the most powerful tools for keeping kids on the right path. Similarly, boys who have the benefit of positive male role models often experience smoother transition from childhood to manhood. In Where There’s Smoke, young, troubled Isaiah is a testament to the strength of male bonding, just as Anne is a shining example of motherly devotion. And Smoke…Well, as the saying goes, “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.”