Solange Knowles turns 25 today.

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People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned. – James Baldwin


June 24: Actor-director Georg Stanford Brown is 68. Reggae singer Derrick Simpson of Black Uhuru is 61. Actress Danielle Spencer (“What’s Happening”) is 46. Singer Solange Knowles is 25.


June 24, 1936: Mary McLeod Bethune, founder-president of Bethune-Cookman College, was named director of Negro Affairs of the National Youth Administration. She was the first black woman to receive a major appointment from the federal government. The educator held the post until January 1, 1944. (Source: