Dr. Dorothy Granberry has a lot to share when talking about getting from there to here.
As a middle child with parents who fully supported her education, she was able to overcome any adversities that came her way. Dr. Dorothy has played a key role in bringing history alive and opening the world’s eyes about the African community and their contributions. Her life story proves that money should not be an obstacle to receiving the education one deserves. With determination, eagerness and love for what you do and believe in, anyone can achieve their dreams and develop a legacy for others to follow.
Her life story proves that money should not be an obstacle to receiving the education one deserves. With determination, eagerness and love for what you do and believe in, anyone can achieve their dreams and develop a legacy for others to follow.
Listen to her amazing story in Episode 18 of 3 Stores, 2 Cotton Gins and 1 Remarkable Life!
In this episode:
- Dr. Dorothy shares how being a middle child helped her accomplish more, and why this became an important place in their family
- The significance of having parents that raise their children to believe they can do anything they set their minds to
- The effect of hearing parents share their views and perspectives of the world with their children as they grew up
- The value of having a “can-do” attitude and putting it into action
- The significance of education wherever you are
- Learning one’s roots and contributing to society
- Lessons that Dr. Dorothy lives by and her legacy to the world rather than just the African-American society
- “If you got to do something, do it well”
- “You get up and you do what you have to do”
- “Each one of us have an obligation to do something for the community, and I’m using community in a broad sense. The point of living is not just to amass things for oneself”
- “100 years from now, nobody will remember me. What is important is that I will have done something, that impacted somebody, that time will remember”