Quote of the Day: Mae Jemison on Taking Chances

The astronaut on the importance of seizing opportunities.

Read more of The Root’s coverage of Mae Jemison here.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.