I recall hearing this man’s name for the first time from my dad. Jim Brown played for the American Football team the Cleveland Browns, in the 1960’s.
Grinder in on the gridiron. Then a grinder for civil rights after he retired from football.
This quote might capture a bit of his attitude: “
I’m not interested in trying to work on people’s perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don’t take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem.”
And this article explains the particular greatness of what he accomplished.