YOU SAID you couldn’t read…I showed you Floyd Mayweather and Fantasia. YOU SAID you’re homeless…I showed you Tyler Perry and Tiffany Haddish. YOU SAID you thought you couldn’t get past a dark place…I showed you Jennifer Hudson. YOU SAID you were nothing but a drug addict…I showed you Samuel L Jackson. YOU SAID your appearance would hinder your opportunities…I showed you Lizzo. YOU SAID you were molested…I showed you Oprah Winfrey. YOU SAID nobody could beat cancer….I showed you Robyn Roberts. YOU SAID life was over because you were HlV+…I showed you Magic Johnson. YOU SAID the odds were against you because you were adopted…I showed you Nelson Mandela. YOU SAID you weren’t strong enough to persevere…I showed you Chadwick Boseman. YOU SAID you couldn’t leave the streets…I showed you Jay Z. YOU SAID you were cheated on and it crushed you…I showed you Beyonce. YOU SAID your father wasn’t around and your mom struggled…I showed you Lebron James. YOU SAID mixed kids never really fit in…I showed you Barack Obama. YOU SAID you were too old and your time was up…I showed you Tiger Woods.
YOU SAID you should give up after losing the biggest opportunity of your life…I showed you Stacey Abrams. YOU SAID you grew up in public housing, and I showed you Raphael Warnock…YOU SAID no one would listen because of your speech impediment….I showed you Amanda Gorman…YOU SAID no woman has ever risen that far…I showed you Kamala Harris.
Perseverance is the power that fuels our becoming. We are WARRIORS. #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackExcellence #blackhistory365
Never Give Up