Afro History Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 ! written by Marc Alexander April 15, 2019 Booker T. Washington, half-length portrait, seated (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: WASHINGTON, BOOKER T. Digitally retouched. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington becomes the first Afro American to have his picture put on U.S. Postage Stamp in 1940 !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 ! National Negro Business League is founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900 !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 ! Ashmun Institue becomes the first chartered Afro-American college in 1854, now named Lincoln University ! Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 ! was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Blues singer, Bessie Smith ! Civil Rights Activist, A. Philip Randolph ! Chicago Mayor, Harold Washington ! Sprinter, Evelyn Ashford ! Actor, Flex Alexander ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ! Actor, Martin Lawrence ! NFL player, Dick “Night Train” Lane ! Singer, Akon ! Singer, Roy Hamilton ! NBA player, Luol Deng ! You may also like Kap’s visit to jail criticized by guards’... December 12, 2017 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Talk show host,... July 3, 2019 11 Great Albums by Women, Released in... January 29, 2018 Proud of cousin Tatum’s rookie success, says... May 11, 2018 Nicki Minaj, Cardi B and Bhad Bhabie... April 17, 2018 Free Chord Lagu New Hip Hop Rampb... March 19, 2018 Arcade Fire, Daniel Caesar and Gord Downie... June 14, 2018 Sources: 76ers considering Colangelo dismissal June 1, 2018 Reva DeVito's Debut Album Has Been Almost... May 30, 2018 Fleet Dreams – Fleet Magic May 8, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.