Actress Ta’Rhonda Jones (“Empire”) is 29

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work and persistence.” – Colin Powell

EUR BIRTHDAYS

July 12: Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 80. Actress Denise Nicholas (“In the Heat of the Night”) is 73. Rapper Magoo is 44. Singer Tracie Spencer is 41. Actress Michelle Rodriguez (“The Fast and The Furious” films, “Lost”) is 39. Actress Ta’Rhonda Jones (“Empire”) is 29.

BLACK HISTORY

July 12, 1887: Mound Bayou, an all African American town in Mississippi is founded by Isaiah Montgomery.