Idris-Elba

Actor Idris Elba is 44

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

One thing is clear to me: We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves. – Barbara Jordan

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Sept. 6: Actor-comedian Michael Winslow (“Police Academy”) is 58. Actress Rosie Perez is 52. Singer Macy Gray is 49. Singer CeCe Peniston is 47. Singer Darryl Anthony (Az Yet) is 47. Actor Idris Elba is 44. Actress Anika Noni Rose (“Dreamgirls”) is 44. Actress Naomie Harris (“Southpaw”) is 40. Rapper Noreaga is 39. Rapper Foxy Brown is 38.

BLACK HISTORY

Sept. 6, 1960: Rafer Johnson won the Olympic Decathlon – the first for an African American.