Reggae singer Ziggy Marley is 44 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

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS          

Oct. 17: Reggae singer Ziggy Marley is 44. Rapper Eminem is 40. Singer Wyclef Jean of The Fugees is 40. Actress Sharon Leal (Boston Public) is 40.

BLACK HISTORY

Oct. 17, 1969: Dr. Clifton R. Wharton Jr. was elected president of Michigan State University and became the first African American to head a major, predominantly white university in the 20th century. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)