Afro History Today 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. written by Marc Alexander October 26, 2020 BENJAMIN BANNEKER – ASTRONOMER-CITY PLANNER – NARA – 535626 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Photo by BudCat14/Ross Today 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. was last modified: October 5th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Gospel singer, Mahalia Jackson ! Funk singer/musician, Bootsy Collins ! NBA player, Monta Ellis ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Ruby Dee ! Actress/Model, Jayne Kennedy ! NBA player, Andrew Bynum ! NBA player, Evan Turner ! NBA player, Lou Williams ! You may also like Sources: Grizz to trade Martin, cash to... July 23, 2018 Federal Court Blocks ICE's 'Arbitrary' Detentions Of... July 8, 2018 “OTW” [ft. 6LACK, Ty Dolla $ign] April 24, 2018 Medical evaluations of boys rescued from Thai... July 10, 2018 Bears expect WR Robinson (knee) to avoid... July 19, 2018 Under The Radar: Five 2018 Rap Albums... July 5, 2018 7/23 CBS2 Monday Afternoon Weather Headlines July 23, 2018 Police: Officer ‘Risked His Life’ To Stop... July 11, 2018 NBA players want to protect data privacy October 6, 2014 What’s Cooking At This Summer’s NYC Restaurant... July 21, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.