Afro History Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington becomes the first Afro American to have his picture put on U.S. Postage Stamp in 1940 ! written by Marc Alexander April 7, 2019 Booker T. Washington, half-length portrait, seated (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Photograph of Booker Washington and Theodore Roosevelt at Tuskegee Institute. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: WASHINGTON, BOOKER T. Digitally retouched. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Booker T Washington” – NARA – 559045 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By US Post Office – US Post Office / Gwillhickers Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 !Today in Afro History ! National Negro Business League is founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900 !Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington inducted into The Hall of Fame For Great Americans in 1945 !Today in Afro History ! Author/Activist, Booker T. Washington passes away in 1915.Today in Afro History ! The Tuskegee Merchant Boycott begins in response to the attempt to exclude Afro American voters in Tuskegee Alabama in 1957.Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter/Band Leader, Dizzy Gillespie passes away in 1993. Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington becomes the first Afro American to have his picture put on U.S. Postage Stamp in 1940 ! was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Billie Holiday ! NFL player, Tony Dorsett ! Comedian, Bill Bellamy ! NFL player, Tiki Barber ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan ! B.E.T founder, Robert Johnson ! Rapper, Biz Markie ! Actress, Skai Jackson ! You may also like PJ wants positive values, attitudes crusade again July 2, 2018 Twin Sisters Are Both Running For Office,... July 19, 2018 Lowe: The forever-changing, still-winning Mavericks December 15, 2015 'Sorry to Bother You' Star Lakeith Stanfield... July 3, 2018 TO CATCH A KILLER: Brother of slain... November 11, 2018 Bamba to spread wings in Orlando as... June 22, 2018 Falcons' Matt Ryan turned to two ex-pitchers... August 31, 2016 Ne-Yo on fatherhood and the power of... July 20, 2018 Beats 1 One Mix Hosts UK Garage... April 13, 2018 Mall In New Jersey Offers Pay-To-Park Program... July 17, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.