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 AMP Sounds Closing Party at Camden Roundhouse... February 26, 2018 Gyaldem Sugah Review – 'the night shined... March 13, 2018 Teacher writes, performs music to make her... June 5, 2018 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Under Fire For Calls... July 25, 2018 Follow Live: Thunder look for seventh straight... March 20, 2018 Alvin Kamara will be Saints’ 1A and... May 9, 2018 New to Normal: Snoop Dogg July 17, 2018 Songs We Love: Sango, 'Sweet Holy Honey... January 25, 2018 Giants release Wing after rough ’17 season March 10, 2018 Tyrann Mathieu surprises Arizona families for the... December 15, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.