Leslie Jones

Comedian Leslie Jones (2016’s “Ghostbusters,” ‘’Saturday Night Live”) is 50

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

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.’” – Katherine Dunham (1910-2006)

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Sept. 7: Jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins is 87. Singer Gloria Gaynor is 74. Singer Alfa Anderson of Chic is 71. Comedian Leslie Jones (2016’s “Ghostbusters,” ‘’Saturday Night Live”) is 50.

BLACK HISTORY

Sept. 7, 1954: The start of integration for MD public schools, and Washington DC public schools.