Afro History Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist, John Brown led a revolt in 1856, which is now known as The Pottawatomie Massacre ! written by Marc Alexander May 24, 2019 English: ‘The Last Moments of John Brown’, oil on canvas painting by Thomas Hovenden (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Daguerreotype of John Brown (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Crispus Attucks is the first American to be killed at the Boston Massacre in 1770.Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 !Today in Afro History ! Whites attack Afro American residents in Rosewood Florida, killing eight people in 1923.Today in Afro History ! Dreamgirls opens on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre in 1981 !Today in Afro History ! Congressman George “Mickey” Leland dies in plane crash in 1989.Today in Afro History ! Guinea-Bissau declares independence from Portugal in 1973 ! Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist, John Brown led a revolt in 1856, which is now known as The Pottawatomie Massacre ! was last modified: May 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Patti LaBelle ! Rapper, Heavy D ! NBA player, Tracy McGrady ! Actor, Carl Anthony Payne ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Dancer/Actor, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson ! Actress, Octavia Spencer ! NBA player, Kendall Gill ! NBA player, Derrick Williams ! Writer, Jamaica Kincaid ! Runner, Ezekiel Kemboi ! You may also like HRADA Auto Show December 21, 2017 Yankees Rally To Beat Royals, Splitting Doubleheader July 29, 2018 On the Charts, Drake Is Bigger Than... July 10, 2018 New Clipper Bradley out for up to... February 25, 2018 Four hot live shows in San Francisco... May 30, 2018 Craig Brewer to direct Eddie Murphy in... June 8, 2018 Not familiar with Ruth B.'s music? Time... January 17, 2018 5-on-5: What’s the future hold for LeBron... January 18, 2018 The unshakable bond between Bobby Portis and... May 13, 2018 ‘Pay With Cash’: Lawyer Recorded Trump Discussing... July 25, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.