jay-z (with mic)

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” – Madam C.J. Walker

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Dec. 4: Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson is 62. Rap mogul Jay-Z is 48. Model Tyra Banks is 44.

BLACK HISTORY

Dec. 4, 1906: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was founded on December 4, 1906 on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country.