This text is an ideal way to integrate discussion of diversity into the student success course, while demonstrating to students how ordinary people can transform obstacles into opportunity and accomplish extraordinary things. The subjects profiled in African American Master Student Profiles represent a wide range of fields, including politics, business, academics, sports, and the arts.
Maya Angelou, "Caged Birds Do Sing" Arthur Ashe, "The Heaviest Burden" Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues, "Live the Impossible Dream" Ronald Harmon Brown, "Going the Distance" Benjamin Carson (M.D.),"Higher Calling" Mary Carter Smith, "Triumph in Tragedy" Johnetta B. Cole, "Never Mumble Who You Are" Magtanggol "Bong" Delrosario, "Renaissance Man" Frederick Doublass, "Freedom Begins With . . ." Berry Gordy, "I Hear a Symphony" Mae Carol Jemison, "Higher than Hope" Reginald Lewis, "Roots and Wings" Nelson R. Mandela, "Many More Hills to Climb" Thurgood Marshall, "Rebel for Justice" Benjamin E. Mays, "Never Accept Mediocrity as a Goal" Kweisi Mfume, "Conquering Son of Kings" Alan Page, "From Jock to Justice" Gordon Parks, "Voices of Destiny" Colin Powell "From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary" Susan L. Taylor, "A Winning Attitude"