Viola Davis

Actress Viola Davis is 51

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 11: Songwriter Kenny Gamble of Gamble and Huff is 73. Actress Viola Davis is 51. Hip-hop artist Ali Shaheed Muhammad (Lucy Pearl, A Tribe Called Quest) is 46.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 11, 1873: Actor and co-composer of “Lift Every Voice And Sing,” J Rosamond Johnson, was born.