Actor Harold Perrineau (”Claws”) is 54

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can.” —Arthur Ashe

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 7: Actor Harold Perrineau (”Claws”) is 54. Actor David Mann (”Madea” films) is 51.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 7, 1948: Alice Coachman becomes the first African American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in the high jump during the Summer Games in London.