As we went through our daily drill to find those individuals we consider "brilliant and black," we ran across the story of this brilliant high school student.
Young Alex Dunlap of Indianapolis recently became the recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship. Funded by Bill and Melinda Gates, the scholarship includes full financial backing to the college of her choice all the way through a doctorate program (if she so chooses).
Here's the link to the article: http://tinyurl.com/k37qmth
Surf on over and read about this young woman who, in her own words, plans to study "Spanish, French and Chinese...with a focus in Arabic." And after completing her undergraduate program, she plans to attend law school!
You'll have to read it to believe it.
Best wishes...and stay brilliant,