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, 2020 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, 2020 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 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Race Car Driver,... January 3, 2020 The rough, rugged life of a transgender... July 22, 2018 Firefighters Protect Rialto Homes From Sierra Fire:... November 14, 2018 Vegas Police Return with Chewbacca In a... January 22, 2018 C’s Hayward eyes return by start of... June 27, 2018 The Evolution of “B”: A Deep Look... June 27, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist, Malcolm X... May 19, 2020 STEAM Sundays: Taking Care Of The Animals... July 22, 2018 'Hamilton': The revolutionary, boundary-breaking, hip-hop hit musical... July 15, 2018 Incognito, cut by Bills, now free to... May 21, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.