People are your greatest resource - A lesson from Grandpa Chester

When I was born, the government name I was given is one that I never use: Carson Jamal Wright IV I never use it because it sounds tight-assed to me.

Carson C. Wright. This man was tough. You had to be tough to be one of the few Black Sergeants in the NYPD, during the Civil Rights Era. He took hell from both sides of the controversy.You can see the resolve in his eyes.

My dad’s dad, was Carson Chester Wright. We are all Carsons, but the tradition is that the first born sons are always called by their middle name until their father dies. So I am Jamal. And my father, Carson Anthony Wright, is “Tony.” I respect this…