Singer Tamia is 41

Singer Tamia is 41

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything … that smacks of discrimination or slander. – Mary McLeod Bethune

EUR BIRTHDAYS

May 9: Actress Sonja Sohn (“Body of Proof,” ”The Wire”) is 52. Rapper Ghostface Killah of Wu-Tang Clan is 46. Singer Tamia is 41. Actress Rosario Dawson is 37.

BLACK HISTORY

May 9, 1867: Sojourner Truth delivers a speech to the First Annual Meeting of the American Equal Rights Association, championing for the rights of all people.