Rapper Chuck D turns 47 today

*Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE.

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

People who don’t vote have no line of credit with people who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who act against our interests. — Marian Wright Edelman

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 1: Blues musician Robert Cray is 57. Rapper Chuck D of Public Enemy is 50. Rapper Coolio is 47. Actress Tempestt Bledsoe (“The Cosby Show”) is 37.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 1, 1867: Blacks voted for the first time in a state election in the South, contributing to a Republican sweep in Tennessee. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)