Today is Thursday, May 26th, the 146th day of the year. There are 219
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Date Your Mate Month,
Foster Care Month, National Barbecue Month, National Bike
Month, National Blood Pressure Month, National Hamburger
Month, National Photograph Month, National Recommitment
Month, National Salad Month, Older Americans Month, National
Water Safety Month, Emergency Medical Services Week, Sally
Pam Grier, 73, actress
Phillip Michael Thomas, 73, actor
Dan Roundfield, 69, basketball player
Wesley Walker, 67, football player
Lenny Kravitz, 58, singer/musician
Greg Lloyd, 56, football player
Jaheim, 43, singer
Frankie Manning, 108, dancer (d. 2009)
Miles Davis, 96, trumpeter/bandleader (d. 1991)
Alexander Pushkin, 1837, poet (b. 1799)
Little Willie Johnson, 1968, singer/songwriter (b. 1937)
William Powell, 1977, singer (The O’Jays) (b. 1942)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1857 – Dred Scott is emancipated by the Blow family, his original
1943 – Edwin Barclay of Liberia becomes the 1st president from a
Black country to visit the U.S.
1961 – Marlon Cook named ambassador to Niger, the first Black envoy
to an African nation.
1963 – Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee establishes in Atlanta.
1965 – Voting Rights bill passed.
Your natural abilities will give you several career opportunities to explore, although narrowing your selections is always a challenge. You might enjoy working in the media, or at least as a spokesperson for your company, profession or a community group that is near and dear to your heart. If you express yourself artistically, the work will be intricate, but possibly not so heart-felt. You can get an idea of what this effect is like by listening to the lyrical, yet reserved singing of Stevie Nicks or the cool-but-distant acting style of John Wayne, who were also born on this day.