Afro History Today in Afro History ! Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1933 ! written by Marc Alexander June 24, 2019 New York – Harlem, 125th street Apollo Theater (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: The Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! David Dinkins becomes the first Afro American Mayor of New York City in 1989 !Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 !Today in Afro History ! Ashmun Institue becomes the first chartered Afro-American college in 1854, now named Lincoln University !Today in Afro History ! Edward W. Brooke becomes the first Afro American Senator in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Ghana becomes a republic in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1933 ! was last modified: May 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Sam Jones ! Singer/Actress, Solange Knowles ! NBA player, Taj Gibson ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA Hall of Famer, Willis Reed ! Actor, Jimmie Walker ! TV Personality/Actress, La La Anthony ! NBA player, Dikembe Mutombo ! NBA player, Dell Curry ! You may also like Retired FDNY captain John Ruffins passes away... February 21, 2015 Lifetime's 'The Rap Game' Being Remade In... June 15, 2018 The Demise of US Slavery to Be... June 7, 2018 Chance The Rapper's Chicagoist Purchase Sets A... July 19, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Dez... November 4, 2019 Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct... April 12, 2018 Eye Opener at 8: Wildfires force evacuations... July 25, 2018 New Music: Azealia Banks – 'Treasure Island' July 6, 2018 Police Investigate Shooting at Popular Music Venue... June 24, 2018 Thunder say broadcaster’s remarks offensive April 12, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.