Television personality and host Wendy Williams attends the Thurgood Marshall College Fund 28th Annual Awards Gala at Washington Hilton on November 21, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Talk-show host/actress Wendy Williams is 53

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely within ourselves.” William Wells Brown

EUR BIRTHDAYS

July 18: Talk-show host/actress Wendy Williams is 53. Actor Vin Diesel is 50. Rapper M.I.A. is 42. Actress Priyanka Chopra (“Quantico”) is 35.

BLACK HISTORY

July 18, 1863: The 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment launched its assault on Fort Wagner, South Carolina.