A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.
EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE
“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” – Madam C.J. Walker
Aug. 16: Actor Reginald VelJohnson (”Family Matters”) is 65. Actress Angela Bassett is 59.
Aug. 16, 1963: On sale this day was a stamp designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. It was designed by George Olden, which made him the first African American to design a U.S. postage stamp.