Without risk we achieve nothing. I wouldn’t respect that in myself.

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We all know racism is alive and kicking today in spite of laws to even out the playing field. Since the civil rights movement, we have made progress. Eight people of color were CEOs of Fortune 500 companies in 2011 whereas in 1970 it was zero. (This number has dropped recently, according to The Atlantic, October 2017.) Neighborhoods that were once very divided…