Afro History Today in Afro History ! Barry White’s hit ” You’re The First, The Last, My Everything ” makes No. 1 on UK music charts in 1974 ! written by Marc Alexander December 7, 2019 “Grand Gala du Disque Populaire 1974 – Barry White 927-0099” by Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Rijksfotoarchief: Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Fotopersbureau (ANEFO), 1945-1989 Photo by Luiz Fernando / Sonia Maria Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Hattie McDaniel, the first Afro American to win an Academy Award passes away in 1952. Benjamin Bannecker, scientist/surveyor passes away in 1806.Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist/Women’s Rights Activist, Sojourner Truth passes away in 1883.Today in Afro History ! Mobutu Sese Seko seizes total control over The Democratic Republic of the Congo and becomes President in 1965. He renames it Zaire in 1971 !Today in Afro History ! Michael Jackson releases the No. 1 selling album of all time, “Thriller” in 1982 !Today in Afro History ! Activist, Ken Saro-wiwa is executed by the Nigerian Government in 1995.Today in Afro History ! The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire in 1971 ! St. Vincent and the Grenadines gains independence from the United Kingdom in 1979 ! Today in Afro History ! Barry White’s hit ” You’re The First, The Last, My Everything ” makes No. 1 on UK music charts in 1974 ! was last modified: November 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Terrell Owens ! MLB player, Yasiel Puig ! Businessman, Reginald Lewis ! Singer, Lillie McCloud ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor/Singer, Sammy Davis Jr. ! Comedian, Flip Wilson ! NBA player, Dwight Howard ! Singer, Nicki Minaj ! Singer, Chrisette Michele ! You may also like Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Adrian... March 21, 2019 Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin Morph Into Same... July 19, 2018 Green: Warriors ‘at our best’ when threatened May 20, 2018 Why the Browns made a mistake in... March 11, 2017 PEOPLE; Rap trio, Migos, honored by ASCAP;... June 15, 2018 The magnetic madness and confusion of Stabroek... June 24, 2018 Hear Leon Bridges' Soulful, Romantic New Song... April 20, 2018 T.O. on Hall of Fame plan: Not... July 19, 2018 Death Grips Is IRL: Privacy, Community, &... July 2, 2018 Chain Reaction Wreck Sends Van Into Panorama... July 20, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.