Whoopi Goldberg: I grew up in a time when it would never have occurred to anyone to tell me there was anything I couldn’t do. You know, I grew up in a time when the country was very pro the people who lived in it. That’s why as many changes were able to happen… the March on Washington came into reality. People really believed that they had a stake in the country. So there were all kinds of invitations to make the country better. So there was never for me, anyone saying, “No, you’re going to fail,” or “No, there’s no place for you.” The only thing my mom every said to me was, “It may be tough, but what isn’t?”