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Singer Mary J. Blige is 45

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside. – Ramana Maharshi

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Jan. 11: Actress Kim Coles (“Living Single”) is 54. Singer Mary J. Blige is 45. Actress Aja Naomi King (“How to Get Away With Murder”) is 31.

BLACK HISTORY

Jan. 11, 1865: Robert E. Lee, with his armies at low tide, recommended the employment of blacks in the Confederate forces because it was “not only expedient but necessary.”