Yes, Luck Is a Thing — Here’s Why It’s Important to Acknowledge It

Humility is the key to gratitude, kindness and building a fairer society

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Nothing makes me cringe quite like people who say they “don’t believe in luck.”

Well, unless it’s those who insist, smugly, that they “make their own.”

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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