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 Yoonmirae Returns to Her Roots With 'Gemini... July 6, 2018 49ers’ Foster pleads not guilty to three... May 8, 2018 Knick hosts Fats Domino, New Orleans R&B... January 17, 2018 'It's added a lot to my life':... May 24, 2018 Nicki Minaj Defends Drake in Pusha T... May 28, 2018 NYPD Explorer Program Enrollment Soars In Wake... July 26, 2018 Eyes On: Daniel Caesar January 25, 2018 Aaron Rodgers’ backup battle futile without improvement June 21, 2018 100 teachers being better equipped to impart... August 21, 2018 Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp: "My golf game... June 24, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.