Michelle Obama at Black Girls Rock!: “I decided that I wasn’t bossy, I was confident and strong. I wasn’t loud, I was a young woman with something important to say and when I looked in the mirror I saw a tall, beautiful and smart black girl.… and that’s what I want for you.”
Munira Khalif, who was accepted to all eight Ivy League universities: “My grandfather was a very revolutionary man in that he not only wanted to educate his sons, but also his daughters. My mom got that opportunity and passed that opportunity on to me. It put me in a position where I thought I had to give back.”
Who should replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, or Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller?