Singer Keri Hilson is 35

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. 5: Singer Little Richard is 85. Actress Paula Patton is 42. Singer Keri Hilson is 35. Actor Ross Bagley (”Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 29.

BLACK HISTORY

Dec. 5, 1784: Phyllis Wheatley, the first African-American author to be published in book form, dies in poverty at the age of 31.