Hit & Run Caught On Camera

James DeBarge of DeBarge is 53

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


“I built a conglomerate and emerged the richest black man in the world in 2008 but it didn’t happen overnight. It took me 30 years to get to where I am today. Youths of today aspire to be like me but they want to achieve it overnight. It’s not going to work. To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big. In the journey of entrepreneurship, tenacity of purpose is supreme.” – Aliko Dangote


Aug. 22: Guitarist Vernon Reid of Living Colour is 58. Keyboardist James DeBarge of DeBarge is 53. Rapper GZA (Wu-Tang Clan) is 50. Rapper Beenie Man is 43.


Aug. 22, 1791: Mathematician Benjamin Banneker, who served on the commission which surveyed the District of Columbia, issued his first annual almanac.