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Oakland Raiders: Who Can Do the Job? Find Him, and Hire Him!

By Damali Binta Yael On December - 28 - 2009

My grandson is three years old. He said, "Mimi, I want the Cleveland Browns to win...I am pulling for the Browns."

I said, "Grandson, I am pulling for the Oakland Raiders, so we will talk later, after the game on Sunday."

What happened? Oakland lost to the Cleveland Browns, and the score was two times nine plus five in favor of the Cleveland Browns. It was 9-23, a victory for my grandson's team.

Well, I am humbled because my three-year-old grandson was wise enough to pick a winning team, and Grandmama had to "eat her words."

Now what do you tell the next generation of fans when you see that your team is a "yo-yo," winning and losing, and lately (during the past five or six years), mostly losing?

What will I tell my grandson? Here is what I would say.

When you grow up, remember to prepare for a job that you will grow to love and do the job excellently. Do not expect employers to give you a job because of your ethnicity or physical attributes. Rather, you want the job ...

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