- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! MLB player, Prince Fielder ! MLB player, Tony Gwynn ! Olympic Gold Medalist, Ralph Boston ! Singer, Tamia !
- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ! Actor, Martin Lawrence ! NFL player, Dick “Night Train” Lane ! Singer, Akon ! Singer, Roy Hamilton ! NBA player, Luol Deng !
- Today in Afro History ! Bishop Desmond Tutu defies apartheid laws by walking on a whites only beach in 1989 ! Renaldo “Skeets” Nehemiah breaks world record in the 110m hurdles and becomes the first ever to run it under 13 seconds in 1981 !
- Today in Afro History ! The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is adopted in 1870, which prohibits the denying of any citizen the right to vote based on race or color !
- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! U.S. Senator, Carol Mosely Braun ! Actress, Angela Bassett ! Actor, Reginald VelJohnson ! Author/Journalist, Louis Lomax ! Singer, James “JT” Taylor !
- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Kenan Thompson ! Olympic Gold Medalist, Merlene Ottey ! NBA player, Wilson Chandler !
Today in Afro History ! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlains career scoring Record of 31,419 points in 1984 ! was last modified: April 5th, 2018 by Marc Alexander