Timothy Cook, left, and Shelbert Washington stand outside their O.G.'s International Hair design near 13th and Hillside. Cook acknowledges the history of violence in the area, especially in the block where his barber shop sits. There have been five homicides in that block in past years. But Cook says the area has changed for the positive in recent years, partly because of new businesses like his. “You can’t deny the past of 13th Street, but as saying goes, all things change with time, and I’m that change,” he said.
Timothy Cook, left, and Shelbert Washington stand outside their O.G.'s International Hair design near 13th and Hillside. Cook acknowledges the history of violence in the area, especially in the block where his barber shop sits. There have been five homicides in that block in past years. But Cook says the area has changed for the positive in recent years, partly because of new businesses like his. “You can’t deny the past of 13th Street, but as saying goes, all things change with time, and I’m that change,” he said. The Wichita Eagle
Timothy Cook, left, and Shelbert Washington stand outside their O.G.'s International Hair design near 13th and Hillside. Cook acknowledges the history of violence in the area, especially in the block where his barber shop sits. There have been five homicides in that block in past years. But Cook says the area has changed for the positive in recent years, partly because of new businesses like his. “You can’t deny the past of 13th Street, but as saying goes, all things change with time, and I’m that change,” he said. The Wichita Eagle