What Meagan Good Taught Me

Last night, I saw actress Meagan Good for the first time at my alma mater, The University of Memphis. I was invited by one of my clients. It was part of U of M’s Black History Month celebration. The entire month features programming organized by the students and the Office of Inclusion and Diversity and each year, they invite someone famous to share their life experiences and accomplishments. The event was simply entitled, “An Evening with Meagan Good”. As she gave us details about her upbringing, her career, her marriage and her faith I took notes of what I thought were some of her most profound points of the evening. Here’s what Meagan taught me:

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