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Reginald Grant

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Fatured in the Wave News Papers 12/01/2016

Success Stories Insights by African American Men

BY REGINALD GRANT

with 18 contributing African American Men.

 

A Few Excerpts from “Success Stories insights by African American Men”

A quote from USC student Troy Durk: ““Humble beginnings” is a term often used to describe one's hardships and eventual rise to success. I am from Los Angeles, California. Growing up in the midst of adversity is a common thread shared by many and generally accepted by its residents.  I too, am a part of that thread. I spent most of my life in South Central Los Angeles and Inglewood, humble beginnings indeed.  However, though the temptations were many and the pull of the streets were like a magnet, I did not allow myself to become a statistic and fall victim to my environment. I decided to ……”

 

A quote from Stanford Student Remound Wright: "It doesn’t matter if I attend one of the leading academic institutions in the world. I’m still going to get followed by the police through the streets of Palo Alto, and they’ll still have their headlights off so that I can’t tell it’s them. They will still follow me on Stanford University’s campus and pull me over in the parking lot of my own dorm as though I don’t belong."

 

A quote from Bishop James E. Swanson, Sr: “I've had my share of opportunities to give up and quit on myself and to believe that good things, no great things were not intended for me. The story that illustrates this best is after my graduation from high school I was determined that I was to attend college. My high school guidance counselor never met with me to help me understand how to apply for college. In fact, I didn't know that you had to apply for college. However, I caught the city bus and made my way to Texas Southern University in my hometown of Houston, TX anyway. I arrived at the Registrar's Office and stood in line with all of the other students only to discover that they had applied and were prepared to be processed and admitted.….. However, this is where I learned the importance of knowing what my mother taught me. "God will never let you down, so don't you ever stop believing in yourself!" I refused to leave the registration line when I was told that I had not applied and should go….”  Read his entire piece and all of the others, available  at https://www.createspace.com/5057020, or in  eBook format on Amazon.com.

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