“Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.” – Edward Rudolph “Ed” Bradley, Jr.
I came across this quote while online preparing to write about noted journalists, like Bradley, that attended an HBCU and are members of one of the “Divine Nine” fraternities or sororities. I had the quote stored in a drafted email of notes I compiled and it stood out in my memory recently as Bradley’s spirit, life and legacy were celebrated throughout last week.
“He just had this integrity,” 60 Minutes correspondent, Lesley Stahl, told CBS3’s Don Bellat the CBS Broadcast Center in New York last week. “He wasn’t going to be pushed around. If he objected to something it was always for the right reason,” said Stahl, who also noted that Bradley “was really fun.”
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