Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself. But always remember that you don't need anyone to know your name for you to know in your bones that you're taking steps in the right direction every day. You are already worthy, and valued. You don't need to earn that or prove it to anyone.
Constance Baker Motley (1921-2005) -Wrote the original complaint for Brown v. Board of Education -The first African-American woman to argue a case before the US Supreme Court -The first African-American woman elected to the NY State Senate -The first female Manhattan Borough President -The first female African-American district court judge