Forcing yourself to be accepted by people is a waste of time.
George McLaurin, the first black man to enter the University of Oklahoma in 1948, was forced to sit in a corner away from his white classmates.
But his name remains on the list of honors as one of the top three students at the university. Here are his words: “Some classmates looked at me like I was an animal, no one said a word to me, the teachers felt like they weren’t even around me, and they didn’t always answer my questions when I asked. But I dedicated myself to such an extent that subsequently, they began to look for me in order to give them explanations and clarify their questions.
Lesson: Forcing yourself to be accepted by people is a waste of time. Just focus and increase your value and people will come to you for help…