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 ! 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 ! Gambia joins the United Nations in 1965 !Today in Afro History ! Botswana and Lesotho join the United Nations in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! Howard University College of Medicine founded in 1868 !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 ! 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 Facebook stock suffers largest one-day drop in... July 26, 2018 Curry scolded by mom for profane outburst May 21, 2018 Hwanhee of Fly to the Sky to... May 20, 2018 How can the Raptors respond in Game... May 3, 2018 'Aaliyah' and 15 Other Great Albums You... July 17, 2018 Eye Opener: Justice Department announces charges in... July 14, 2018 "CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, July... July 13, 2018 The Five Biggest Questions Facing Drake on... June 28, 2018 Carrying a cellphone creates a "historical log"... June 22, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Author, Richard... November 28, 2019 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.