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, 2020 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 ! 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 ! Barack Obama becomes the first Afro American elected as President of the United States in 2008 ! 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: March 27th, 2020 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 Today in Afro History ! Liberia declares... July 26, 2020 New York Giants Back For First Official... July 26, 2018 LeBron: Game 1 loss one of worst... June 2, 2018 Jazz fest picks for July 3: Jessie... July 3, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Bernhard Goetz... December 22, 2019 Source: WR Thompkins claimed by Raiders October 6, 2014 Mother's Day redemption starring Donnell Jones May 17, 2018 Why Wifisfuneral Isn't Just A 'Soundcloud Rapper'... June 12, 2018 Man Pleads Guilty To Hanging Noose Outside... July 13, 2018 Gaza hip-hop artist: Israeli snipers shot up... July 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.