samuel l jackson

Actor Samuel L. Jackson is 67

A page to get motivated, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

It is the soul’s duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion. – Dame Rebecca West

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Dec. 21: Actor Samuel L. Jackson is 67. Singer Betty Wright is 62. Actress Rutina Wesley (“True Blood”) is 37.

BLACK HISTORY

Dec. 21, 1865: South Carolina issues one of the first set of black codes “to regulate the relations of persons of color.” Among the codes included those of illegal interracial marriages, master apprentice relations and service contracts.