Singer Whitney Houston 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

We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey. — John Hope Franklin

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 9: Rapper Kurtis Blow is 51. Singer Whitney Houston is 47. Rapper Mack 10 is 39.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 9, 1936: Jesse Owens wins four gold medals in the Berlin Olympics. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)