Singer Mavis Staples is 73 today

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS          

July 10: Singer Mavis Staples is 73. Actor Ron Glass (“Barney Miller”) is 67.

BLACK HISTORY

July 10, 1891: A black jockey, “Monk” Overton, won six straight horse races at the Washington Park race track in Chicago. In 1907, another black jockey, Jimmy Lee, also won six straight races at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Prior to 1907, only two other jockeys had equaled the achievements of Overton and Lee, the Englishmen Fred Archer and George Fordham. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)