Former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson is 61

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolute night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

EUR BIRTHDAYS

June 23: Former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson is 61. Singer Chico DeBarge is 47.

BLACK HISTORY

June 23, 1970: Charles Rangel defeated Adam Clayton Powell in Democratic primary in Harlem, ending the political career of one of the major political symbols of the post-World War II period.