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, 2021 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 1st, 2021 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 The NFL’s most important players: These 160... July 2, 2018 Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair... July 17, 2018 Brooks makes most of shot, gets Grizzlies... April 6, 2018 Man accused of breaking daughter’s arm denied... July 24, 2015 Fantasy Football Preview: Top 10 Wide Receivers July 26, 2018 Ex-NFLer Grow gets 22 years in jail... April 17, 2018 Barkley’s jersey top seller for 1st-round picks April 27, 2018 Darbar Move: Sgr gets facelift as offices... April 26, 2018 The job market is apparently so hot... July 11, 2018 LeBron's selfie shtick a hit with Cincinnati... October 8, 2015 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.