Afro History Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Author, Frederick Douglas passes away in 1895. written by Marc Alexander February 20, 2020 Frederick Douglass (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Frederick Douglas Memorial Hall at Howard University in Washington, DC. This building, along with three others, was declared a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 2001. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By C.M. Battey Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas’ home in Washington D.C. is declared a national shrine in 1922 !Today in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas escapes slavery disguised as a sailor in 1838 !Today in Afro History ! Howard University College of Medicine founded in 1868 !Today in Afro History ! Roy Wilkins becomes Executive Director of the NAACP in 1965 !Today in Afro History ! The Tuskegee Merchant Boycott begins in response to the attempt to exclude Afro American voters in Tuskegee Alabama in 1957.Today in Afro History ! The murderer of civil rights activist Medgar Evers is finally convicted over thirty years later in 1994. Bob Douglas becomes the first Afro American inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1972 ! Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Author, Frederick Douglas passes away in 1895. was last modified: January 31st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Rihanna ! Actor, Sidney Poitier ! NBA player, Charles Barkley ! NBA player, Stephon Marbury ! Singer, Nancy Wilson ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Politician, Barbara Jordan ! Singer/Activist, Nina Simone ! Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe ! Sprinter, Leroy Burrell ! You may also like German rappers anti-Semitism lyrics probe dropped June 16, 2018 Hip-Hop Junkie: Actor Justice Smith Is a... June 21, 2018 SpaceX sends an AI robot to assist... July 7, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Idris Elba... September 6, 2019 Musicians and fans of XXXTentacion say farewell... June 27, 2018 Chris Brown's Heartbreak on a Full Moon... March 27, 2018 Nielsen Music Midyear Report: Drake, Post Malone,... July 6, 2018 Early impressions of all 32 first-round picks June 4, 2018 My name is… Jermaiah Sawaqed July 23, 2018 Good News, Rap Fans: Pornhub Is Now... July 12, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.