Bassist-singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello is 48

Bassist-singer Me’Shell NdegeOcello is 48

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 29: Bassist-singer Me’Shell NdegeOcello is 48. Singer Carl Martin of Shai is 46.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 29, 1957: Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957, the first federal civil rights legislation since 1875. The bill established a civil rights commission and a civil rights division in the Justice Department. It also gave the Justice Department authority to seek injunctions against voting rights infractions.