A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.
EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE
“Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the roar of its many waters” – Frederick Douglass
July 12: Actress Denise Nicholas (“In the Heat of the Night”) is 74. Gospel singer Sandi Patty is 62. Actress Natalie Desselle Reid (“Madea’s Big Happy Family,” TV: “Eve”) is 51. Actress Lisa Nicole Carson (“Ally McBeal”) is 49. Rapper Magoo is 45. Singer Tracie Spencer is 42. Actress Michelle Rodriguez (“The Fast and the Furious” films, “Lost”) is 40. Actress Ta’Rhonda Jones (“Empire”) is 30.
July 12, 1887: Mound Bayou, an all African American town in Mississippi is founded by Isaiah Montgomery.