Angela Bassett turns 52 today

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THE DREAM SEED: Just as everything in life that grows is the result of a seed, the same is true for your dreams. Dreams are the starting point for success; the seed for success. Plant your dream deep. Water it daily and don’t let the weeds of doubt choke it. And your dream can and will become a reality.” -Willie Jolley, excerpt from the book, It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your Life


Aug. 16: Actor Reginald VelJohnson (“Family Matters”) is 58. R&B singer J.T. Taylor is 57. Actress Angela Bassett is 52.


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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. (Source: