A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.
EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE
“Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.” – Marva Collins
Aug. 1: Blues musician Robert Cray is 65. Rapper Chuck D of Public Enemy is 58. Rapper Coolio is 55. Actress Tempestt Bledsoe (”The Cosby Show”) is 45. Actor Jason Momoa (”Game of Thrones”) is 39. Actor Elijah Kelley (The New Edition Story, 2007’s “Hairspray”) is 32.
Aug. 1, 1867: Blacks voted for the first time in a state election in the South, contributing to a Republican sweep in Tennessee.