Stand up for what you believe in . . .

(A book Irene encourages you to read) In Andre Harper’s book Political Emancipation, a book he wrote about his “personal political odyssey and experiences leading to his departure from the Democratic party and led to his political emancipation followed by his emergence as an independent thinker;” he writes,

 “. . .. the importance of standing up for what you believe in and that the leader will be the one who suffers the most while others benefit from their sacrifice . . . it’s important to have a purpose and a desired outcome whenever you decide to take risks.”