Everything I do, I do with the goal in mind to make a better life for my family.
I’m still going through the process of making it to the promise, but what gives me the extra push and keeps me moving is when my family is putting forth work as well. When I found out that my younger cousin (pictured above in the blue shirt) DeAvon was featured in The New York Times because of the work that he’s doing in his community (Ferguson) I was extremely proud. To know that he is putting his efforts towards a cause that he wholeheartedly believes and is passionate about further inspired and motivated me to work harder.
Bravo little cousin. Keep pushing, the work has just begun.
By JOHN ELIGON – APRIL 4, 2015
“FERGUSON, Mo. — After months of racially charged unrest over the police killing of a black teenager, activists are making a final push to attract a new generation of voters to the polls on Tuesday in the hopes of changing the face of the predominantly white political leadership in this mostly black city.”
Read the rest of the NY TIMES story HERE