Singer Me'shell NdegeOcello turns 42 today.

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

Whereas our ancestors (not of choice) were the first successful cultivators of the wilds of America, we their descendants feel ourselves entitled to participate in the blessings of her luxuriant soil. — Richard Allen

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 29: Bassist-singer Me’Shell NdegeOcello is 42. Singer Carl Martin of Shai is 41.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 29, 1957: Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957, the first federal civil rights legislation since 1875. The bill established a civil rights commission and a civil rights division in the Justice Department. It also gave the Justice Department authority to seek injunctions against voting rights infractions. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)