PARTI IV

REDEFINING THE GAME

If we don’t leverage our collective economic, political, spiritual, and cultural power, we can never expect to control our own destiny in this country.

—Earl Graves, How to Succeed in Business Without Being White

We’ve waited until now to define exactly what we mean by “redefining the game” and “reshaping America” because these concepts are best explained in the context of Strategies 1 through 8. Here we’ll explore what it means to redefine the game and, in Strategy 10, we’ll do the same for reshaping America. But before we do that, let’s quickly review what it takes to be in a position to redefine the game.

Prerequisites to Redefining the Game

Perhaps not surprisingly, the prerequisites to redefining the game are ...

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