If you need a boost to jumpstart your week, you’re in the right place. Check back here every Monday for a regular dose of #MissionFuel — a weekly video series of brief yet bountiful words of inspiration and insight from our founder Shawn Dove. In the first video of the series, hear what inspired Dove and co-author Nick Chiles’ forthcoming new book I Too Am America and enjoy some original poetry, as well as a classic from iconic Harlem Renaissance Poet/Writer Langston Hughes. Watch below: