Actor Bryton James (”Family Matters”) is 31

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

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 17: Jazz saxophonist Everette Harp is 56. Rapper Posdnuos of De La Soul is 48. Actor Bryton James (”Family Matters”) is 31.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 17, 1887: Marcus Garvey, the father of the black nationalist and Pan African movements was born on this day in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica.