Tag Archive for Rosa Parks

Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
- Rosa Parks

Each person must live their life as a model for others.
- Rosa Parks

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
- Rosa Parks

10 Most Fearless Women I’ve Met

Janie Sykes-Kennedy, Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy, Sheila Jenine Kennedy and Coretta Scott King

INSPIRATION: As poet and Nobel Prize Laureate Rabindranath Tagore said, “Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but be fearless when facing them.” Fearlessness is a quality of spirit that enables you to walk an uncharted path and push forward, no matter what obstacles you face. I’m quite grateful to have met extraordinary women from a range of fields — politics, business, media and spirituality — who have worked fearlessly for freedom and equality. Here’s a taste of inspiration from my Top 10 and the leadership qualities they exemplify…

The Power of… CONVICTION

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CONVICTION. Do you stand up for what you believe in? Do you even know what you believe in? In this column, I would like to honor Jesse Hill, Jr., who died on December 17, 2012 at the age of 86. My mentor, who was like a second dad, he is an incredible example of a true PWR Broker.