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Asking is a sign of strength, not weakness. #DMUblackhistorymonth

Picture of barack Obama and text of remarks on fear of asking questions.
Tweet One of the messages that came through from the launch of Black History Month in the Campus Centre on Monday was that “Asking was a Sign of Strength”. It is an important message to take hold of because, for most adults, it seems that the opposite must be true. As young children we did not have a fear of asking questions, but for many people that changes as we grow older. Something; self-consciousness, or a fear of just confirming other people’s stereotypes, gets in the way, inhibiting us from seeking help when we need it. Some of the students ... read more