Kevin Thornton of Color Me Badd turns 41 today

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Good Morning. Today’s LIVE BETTER TIP for Success is focused on helping you Turn Your Setbacks Into Greenbacks!

Most people don’t live their dreams because they would rather sit around, complain, and bemoan their state rather than fight for their dreams. Folks, you should never complain about what you allow. You have a choice! I’ll share a story with you that illustrates this point.

There was a man walking down a country road. He walked past a porch, where an old farmer was sitting in his rocking chair, and next to him was a dog that was howling and making all sorts of noise. The man walked up to the farmer and asked, ‘‘Why is that dog howling and making so much noise?’’ The farmer said, ‘‘Because he’s sitting on a nail.’’ The man said, ‘‘Why doesn’t he get up?’’ and the farmer said, ‘‘ ’Cause it don’t hurt bad enough!

Don’t complain about what you allow. You have a choice. You should choose where you want to go in life. You can…if you want to! Choose to be GREAT!

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June 17: Singer Kevin Thornton of Color Me Badd is 41. Actor-rapper Herculeez of Herculeez and Big Tyme is 27.

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June 17, 1957: Tuskegee boycott begins. Blacks boycotted city stores in protest against act of state legislature which deprived them of municipal votes by placing their homes outside city limits. (Source: