Afro History Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 ! written by Marc Alexander April 15, 2020 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 ! 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 ! Delta Sigma Theta Sorority founded at Howard University in 1913 ! Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 ! was last modified: March 27th, 2020 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 Trump Comment That Immigrants Are ‘Changing The... July 15, 2018 Marcus urging twin Markieff for 6th or... April 7, 2018 LeBron: Faith in Cavaliers shaken midseason May 31, 2018 Govt orders transfers in public works department June 1, 2018 Lykke Li: So Sad So Sexy review... June 1, 2018 10 Beyonce Bops That Shouldn't Have Flopped May 4, 2018 Guide to the NFL supplemental draft: Why... July 10, 2018 Sources: Mavs, Ferrell agree to 2-year deal July 19, 2018 Some of the youngest kids separated from... July 9, 2018 Hip-hop mourns rapper XXXTentacion after fatal shooting... June 19, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.