A page to get motivated, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.
EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE
“If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebears, who stood firmly like a rock against the lash of slavery, we shall find a way to do for our day what they did for theirs.” – Mary McLeod Bethune
Nov. 9: Actor Charlie Robinson (“Night Court”) is 70. Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin is 56. Rapper Sandy “Pepa” Denton of Salt-N-Pepa is 46. Rapper Scarface of Geto Boys is 45. Singer Sisqo (Dru Hill) is 37.
Nov. 9, 1922: Dorothy Dandridge was born on this day in Cleveland, Ohio. She became the first black woman to be nominated for an Oscar for the roll of Carmen in “Carmen Jones.”