Afro History Today in Afro History ! Bernard A. Harris Jr. becomes the first Afro American to walk in space in 1995 ! written by Marc Alexander February 9, 2020 English: Bernard Anthony Harris, Jr. a former NASA astronaut. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) STS-55 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) STS-63 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Dr. Mae Jemison becomes a NASA astronaut in 1987 ! She would eventually be the first Afro American woman in space.Today in Afro History ! Kofi Annan is elected as the Secretary General of the United Nations in 1996 !Today in Afro History ! Dr. Mae Carol Jemison becomes the first Afro American woman in space in 1992 ! Anti-Aparthied activist Steve Biko dies while in police custody in 1977.Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall becomes the first Afro American Supreme Court Justice in 1967 ! Guion Bluford becomes the first Afro American in space in 1983 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Henry O. Flipper becomes the first Afro American to graduate from West Point in 1877 ! Today in Afro History ! Bernard A. Harris Jr. becomes the first Afro American to walk in space in 1995 ! was last modified: January 31st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Author, Alice Walker ! NBA player, Jameer Nelson ! MLB player, Mookie Wilson ! Singer, Barbara Lewis ! Actor, Michael B. Jordan ! Actress, Camille Winbush ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Sprinter, Justin Gatlin ! Singer, Roberta Flack ! Opera Singer, Leontyne Price ! NFL player, Orlando Scandrick ! You may also like Today in Afro History ! The first... July 19, 2019 Showdown in the West: Warriors meet the... May 9, 2018 J.J. Watt's mom called twice to check... September 16, 2015 TuneIn Names Hip Hop/R&B Leader July 3, 2018 "Let’s see what we can do to... July 19, 2018 Laolu debuts sultry R&B jam titled How... April 23, 2018 Officers Who Shot, Killed Silver Lake Trader... July 29, 2018 Prison cell headache July 29, 2018 Top Democrats Call On Trump To Cancel... July 14, 2018 Surprise! The Weeknd announces he's releasing new... March 29, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.