Afro History Today in Afro History ! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlains career scoring Record of 31,419 points in 1984 ! written by Marc Alexander April 5, 2019 View image | gettyimages.com English: Los Angeles Lakers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Boston Celtics Robert Parish and Kevin McHale late 1980s (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com Related PostsToday’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 ! The United Negro College fund is Founded in 1944 ! Charles “Chuck” Cooper becomes the first Afro American player to be drafted by an NBA team ! He was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1950.Today in Afro History ! Halle Berry becomes the First Afro American woman to win an academy award for best actress in 2002 !Today in Afro History ! Mayor Thomas Bradley elected as the first Afro American Mayor of Los Angeles in 1973 !Today in Afro History !” The Emperor Jones” starring Paul Robeson is released in 1933 !Today in Afro History ! Bill Russell becomes the first Afro American to coach an NBA team in 1966 ! Today in Afro History ! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlains career scoring Record of 31,419 points in 1984 ! was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Author/Educator, Booker T. Washington ! Former Secretary of State / U.S Army General, Colin Powell ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Billy Dee Williams ! NFL player, Sterling Sharpe ! Actor, Sinqua Walls ! You may also like Foxx kicks off BET Awards rejoicing 'Black... June 25, 2018 NFL gets federal approval to film with... September 24, 2015 Police: Suspect In Queens Nurse’s Death Found... July 27, 2018 Scherzer Leads Nationals To Victory Over Mets July 13, 2018 Ellen Bryant July 19, 2018 Johnson & Johnson vows to appeal $4.7... July 13, 2018 D’Antoni: Game 1 win ‘lulled’ Rockets to... May 3, 2018 MGM Resorts, Owner Of Mandalay Bay, Sues... July 17, 2018 Whatever Happened to Cassie Being R&B's “Official... April 25, 2018 Mychal Thompson's Father's Day will be "pure... June 19, 2016 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.