Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes is 24 today.

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“In every crisis there is a message. Crises are nature’s way of forcing change — breaking down old structures, shaking loose negative habits so that something new and better can take their place.” — Susan L. Taylor


Oct. 2: Actor Avery Brooks (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) is 64. Singer Freddie Jackson is 54. Singer Dion Allen of Az Yet is 42. Singer LaTocha Scott of Xscape is 39. Gospel singer and former “American Idol” contestant Mandisa is 36. Singer Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes is 24.


Oct. 2, 1967: Thurgood Marshall is sworn in and becomes the first black Supreme Court Justice. (Source: