Faneal Godbold chose a career in what was once a man’s world, law enforcement. Although during her school years she had enjoyed participating in theater and drama, the real-world career path she followed as an adult was anything but glamorous.
Law enforcement was a magnet for the North Carolina native. Her father, grandfather, and uncle all worked in law enforcement. Godbold’s dad did what a lot of parents do—instructed her to “get a job so you can pay your bills.”
I’ll soon have an interview with actress and law enforcement expert Faneal Godbold. Recently the CEO of the Recording Academy, responding to complaints about the scarcity of women in the Grammy Awards, said women should “step up.”