“Because in my experience,” Carey continued, “when you have holes in your only pair of shoes and are existing on a dollar a day, choosing between food and a subway ride — when you are the only one who believes in your vision for yourself, you better get to innovating.”
Oscar-winner Viola Davis was bestowed with the organization’s Icon Award and confessed that she sometimes struggles with feeling worthy of being lauded.
“My acceptance of any of this praise is equal to my absolute just passion to leave a legacy. A legacy for brown-skin girls just like me who were told that they were invisible.”
She added, “I have been blessed and