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Mavis Staples, singer and civil right activist, performs at the American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times debut gala at Smithsonian American Art Museum on May 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Singer Mavis Staples is 79

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“There are no secrets to success: Don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.” – Colin Powell

EUR BIRTHDAYS

July 10: Singer Mavis Staples is 79. Actress Sofia Vergara is 46. Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave”) is 41. Rapper-singer Angel Haze is 27.

BLACK HISTORY

July 10, 1891: A black jockey, “Monk” Overton, won six straight horse races at the Washington Park race track in Chicago. In 1907, another black jockey, Jimmy Lee, also won six straight races at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Prior to 1907, only two other jockeys had equaled the achievements of Overton and Lee, the Englishmen Fred Archer and George Fordham.

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