Afro History Today in Afro History ! Sugar Ray Leonard regains the WBC Welterweight Championship in 1980 ! Harold Washington, the first Afro American Mayor of Chicago passes away in 1987. written by Marc Alexander November 25, 2019 The Harold Washington Library in downtown Chicago. Taken by Douglas Kaye, 2005. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Lobby of the Harold Washington Library (Chicago), view from the 2nd level. Français : Lobby de la Harold Washington Library (Chicago), vue depuis le 2 e niveau. (Photo credit: Wikipedia English: Harold Washington Cultural Center (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Sugar Ray Leonard” by Mark Mathosian Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Gambia joins the United Nations in 1965 !Today in Afro History ! Botswana and Lesotho join the United Nations in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas’ home in Washington D.C. is declared a national shrine in 1922 !Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Author, Frederick Douglas passes away in 1895.Today in Afro History ! The George Washington Carver National Monument opens in 1953, making it the first National Monument dedicated to an Afro American ! John Standard patents an improvement to the refrigerator in 1891 !Today in Afro History ! Howard University College of Medicine founded in 1868 ! Today in Afro History ! Sugar Ray Leonard regains the WBC Welterweight Championship in 1980 ! Harold Washington, the first Afro American Mayor of Chicago passes away in 1987. was last modified: November 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Donovan McNabb ! NFL player/Sportscaster, Cris Carter ! Rapper, Erick Sermon ! Singer, Stacy Lattisaw ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Tina Turner ! NFL Hall of Famer, Harry Carson ! Actress, Garcelle Beauvais ! NBA player, Shawn Kemp ! MLB player, Harold Reynolds ! NBA player, Avery Bradley ! Actress, Maia Campbell ! You may also like American R&B star Miguel on the perils... July 16, 2018 Eli Manning embraces earlier-than-normal start to camp July 24, 2018 Here's The Oran “Juice” Jones Video That... May 7, 2018 Why Gorillaz's New Album, 'The Now Now,'... July 8, 2018 Chopper’s wind crumbles tent on Army Reserve... July 19, 2018 Suspect arrested for fracturing man’s skull with... July 9, 2018 A Musical Monday awaits you April 16, 2018 Cat cafes provide purrfect spot for cat... December 20, 2014 Cardinal Theodore McCarrick resigns after sexual abuse... July 28, 2018 ‘Rusty’ Lue thankful Cavs pulled off comeback April 6, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.