Actress Viola Davis attends the 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 25, 2017 in New York City.

Actress Viola Davis is 52

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it, and you’ll start believing in it.” —Jesse Owens

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 11: Songwriter Kenny Gamble of Gamble and Huff is 74. Actress Viola Davis is 52. Hip-hop artist Ali Shaheed Muhammad (Lucy Pearl, A Tribe Called Quest) is 47. Singer J-Boog (B2K) is 32.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 11, 1873: Actor and co-composer of “Lift Every Voice And Sing,” J Rosamond Johnson, was born.