My mama told me it's not what they call you - it's what you answer to.
I was motivated to be different in part because I was different.
Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school.
Failure. It doesn't exist. 'Failure' is just what happens when we lose perspective.
Every member of my family was displaced by Katrina.
I may not be a trained actor, but I've paid my dues. And I mean that literally. I am a fully dues-paid member of SAG/AFTRA. As a political figure, I've been called a 'card carrying' member of numerous groups that I'm not a member of - and now I'm being called a non-actor when I am literally a card-carrying member of the union for actors.
As a child, I sat in the back of the bus. I was told, time and time again, that God's potential didn't exist in people like me. I've spent my life fighting to change that. And, from the first day when I met Hillary Clinton, I've known that she's someone who cares just as much and fights just as hard.