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"As a young boy, the famed basketball coach George Raveling learned an invaluable lesson about the power of both knowledge and ignorance from his grandmother, who raised him.
'Why did the slave masters hide their money in books, George?' she asked the young boy, standing together in her kitchen.
'I don’t know, grandma,' he said.
'Because they knew the slaves wouldn’t open them,' she said.
Learn more about George's story, and the importance of reading, in today's Daily Stoic Podcast.
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