MAKERS Moment

Integration and Racism

In the 6th grade, Val Demings was faced with racism at her elementary school. She was ultimately able to overcome this because her parents raised her to believe that she was as smart and as capable as anyone else.

Tags: confronting stereotypes

Rough and Tough Rough and Tough
Val Demings
The Most Important Weapon The Most Important Weapon
Val Demings
Shutting Down Naysayers Shutting Down Naysayers
Val Demings
Bold, Aggressive and Focused Bold, Aggressive and Focused
Val Demings
Reducing Crime and Making Change Reducing Crime and Making Change
Val Demings
Running for Congress Running for Congress
Val Demings
A Sheriff and a Police Chief A Sheriff and a Police Chief
Val Demings
Love and Law Enforcement Love and Law Enforcement
Val Demings
The Secret to Having It All The Secret to Having It All
Val Demings
Shirley Chisholm's Unsurmountable Courage Shirley Chisholm's Unsurmountable Courage
Val Demings