Leslie Jones attends the "War Dogs" New York Premiere at Metrograph on August 3, 2016 in New York City.

Comedian Leslie Jones (2016’s “Ghostbusters,” ”Saturday Night Live”) is 49

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. – Maya Angelou

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Sept. 7: Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins is 86. Singer Gloria Gaynor is 73. Singer Alfa Anderson of Chic is 70. Comedian Leslie Jones (2016’s “Ghostbusters,” ”Saturday Night Live”) is 49.

BLACK HISTORY

Sept. 7, 1954: The start of integration for MD public schools, and Washington DC public schools.