Actress Vivica A. Fox is 50 today.

Actress Vivica A. Fox is 50 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

“For Africa to me … is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.” – Maya Angelou

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

July 30: Blues guitarist Buddy Guy is 78. Blues singer Otis Taylor is 66. Actor Laurence Fishburne is 53. Actress Vivica A. Fox is 50. Actor Terry Crews (“Brooklin Nine-Nine”) is 46.

BLACK HISTORY

July 30, 1863: President Lincoln issued “eye-for-eye” order, warning the Confederacy that the Union would shoot a rebel prisoner for every black prisoner shot and would condemn a rebel prisoner to a life of hard labor for every black prisoner sold into slavery. The order had restraining influence on the Confederate government, through individual commanders and soldiers continued to murder captured black soldiers.