Actress Yara Shahidi attends the 2016 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Actress Yara Shahidi (”black-ish”) is 17

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. – Nikos Kazantzakis

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Feb. 10: Singer Roberta Flack is 80. Singer Jimmy Merchant of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers is 77. Actress Uzo Aduba (”Orange is the New Black”) is 36. Actor Trevante Rhodes (”Moonlight”) is 27. Actress Yara Shahidi (”black-ish”) is 17.

BLACK HISTORY

Feb. 10, 1927: Attorney Ronald Brown was elected national chairman of the Democratic Party and became the first African American to hold the post.