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Disney Pixar ‘CARS 3’ Gearing Up On How to Win the Race for Success!

Disney Pixar ‘CARS 3’ Gearing Up On How to Win the Race for Success!


By: Christina Angela Jeter 

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician named Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns will prove that #95 isn’t through yet & will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!  

‘CARS’ debut in theaters June 16th and stars the voice of Kerry Washington.  

Tips For Girls To Find Their Path To Finishing The Race 

·         Find your path 

Tia Norfleet is the first black female NASCAR driver. When she was seven, Norfleet’s father, NASCAR driver Bobby Norfleet doubled the battery power of her Hot Wheels Barbie car to increase its speed, and the rest is history! 

Tia Norfleet

  ·         Use adversity as motivation 

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s first neurosurgeon resident. In Johns Hopkins School of Medicine neurosurgical department’s 30 years of existence, there has never been a black woman in the program. The program only accepts two to five residents a year, so this is a major accomplishment. 

·         Be true to you 

Marley Dias is the 12-year-old who founded #100BlackGirlBooks in 2016, a campaign to collect 1,000 books that have black protagonists. Her campaign far exceeded her goal, with over 4,000 books. This year, she landed her book deal with the widely acclaimed book publisher, Scholastic. 

·         If at first, you don’t succeed, try again 

Viola Davis is the first black woman to win an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony award for acting. This Juilliard-trained actress is one award away from achieving EGOT status (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony), in which she would need a Grammy award to complete the quartet. If she reaches this status, she will join the ranks of other renowned figures in Hollywood, including Whoopi Goldberg. 

Viola Davis

·         Believe in yourself 

Mary-Pat Hector is a 19-year-old political science and comparative women’s studies major at Spelman College who is running for City Council in Georgia. She has excellent and impressive experience in community organizing. Most recently, she served as the national youth director of the National Action Network which offered her the opportunity to meet former President Obama, and other leaders to social justice initiatives. She also made her mark in national politics as a youth leader for Hillary for America’s Millennial Victory Council. 

Know that every “no” is only a “not now”—in other words, don’t take no for an answer!

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