My godmother just had her 80th birthday (via Zoom). I celebrate her choice to live her convictions and thank her for modeling that in my life, making and carrying signs weekly, even in a tornado warning. Her actions help stand against the picture and statistics we see here:
I apologize that I don’t know how to give this a citation. 😦 It came to me via Facebook and I can’t trace it back to a source.
And I finally read Malcom Gladwell’s Outliers:
To build a better world we need to replace the patchwork of lucky breaks and arbitrary advantages that today determine success–the fortunate birth dates and the happy accidents of history–with a society that provides opportunities for all. (page 268)