Writer Staceyann Chin: Off The Shelf
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If we do not speak, who will?
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To see into hearts.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I'm argumentative.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Loyalty, honesty, and kindness.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I would ask Harriet Tubman how she managed to keep going- no matter the black-out spells, the dogs they sent, the unwilling and frightened slaves- she kept going. I would want to know how she stayed on course.