- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist/Journalist, Marcus Garvey ! NFL player, Atwaan Randle El ! NBA player, Rudy Gay !
- 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 in Afro History ! Derek Walcott is awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992 !
- Today in Afro History ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 !
- Today in Afro History ! Fifteen West African countries sign “The Treaty of Lagos” in 1975, creating the Economic Community of West African States !
- Today in Afro History ! Omega Psi Phi Fraternity founded at Howard University in 1911 !
Today in Afro History ! Arthur Lewis is awarded The Nobel Prize in Economics in 1979 ! was last modified: October 31st, 2017 by Marc Alexander