WASHINGTON, DC- OCTOBER 18: Actress and comedian Dave Chappelle poses on the red carpet during the 18th Annual Mark Twain Prize For Humor honoring Eddie Murphy at The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts on October 18, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Actor-comedian Dave Chappelle is 43

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” ― C. JoyBell C.

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 24: Singer Marshall Thompson of The Chi-Lites is 74. Actor-comedian Dave Chappelle is 43.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 24, 1950: Chicago Atty. Edith Sampson was named the first black representative (alternate delegate) in the U.S. delegation to the United Nations.