Rapper Slick Rick is 48 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

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS 

Jan. 14: Blues singer Clarence Carter is 77. Singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint is 75. Actor Carl Weathers is 65. Rapper Slick Rick is 48. Rapper LL Cool J is 45.

BLACK HISTORY

Jan. 14, 1895: Blacks organized the National Steamboat Company in Washington, D.C. The company sailed a steamboat, the “George Leary,” between DC and Norfolk, Virginia. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)