Afro History Today in Afro History ! Boxer, Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston for the Heavy Weight championship in 1964 ! Elijah Muhammad passes away in 1975. written by Marc Alexander February 25, 2020 Elijah Muhammad standing behind microphones at podium / World Telegram & Sun photo by Stanley Wolfson. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com cliff1066 http://www.flickr.com/photos/nostri-imago/4438857719/ Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Nation of Islam leader, Elijah Muhammad calls for the establishment of an Afro American State in 1960 ! Jazz Pianist Bud Powell passes away in 1966.Today in Afro History ! The Muhammad Ali – Joe Frazier Fight III (The Thrilla in Manila) 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson breaks baseball’s color barrier in 1945 ! Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman in 1974.Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes the first Afro American woman to win a major tennis title by winning the French Open in 1956 !Today in Afro History ! Sugar Ray Robinson wins his Fifth World Championship Title in 1958 !Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 ! Today in Afro History ! Boxer, Muhammad Ali defeats Sonny Liston for the Heavy Weight championship in 1964 ! Elijah Muhammad passes away in 1975. was last modified: January 31st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthday ! Model/Actress, Veronica Webb ! Olympic Gold Medalist (sprinter) Donald Quarrie ! NFL player, James Starks ! Actress, Rashida Jones ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Erykah Badu ! NFL player, Marshall Faulk ! Actor/Director, Bill Duke ! Singer, Antoine ” Fats” Domino ! You may also like KIRBY: Coping with the passing of the... June 28, 2018 Gallant shares “Gentleman” along with a steamy... April 3, 2018 Hit leads to on-court scrum in Sixers-Heat April 21, 2018 Cops Point Guns At Black Boys After... July 12, 2018 The NFL’s most important players: These 160... July 2, 2018 Suns GM: Bamba ahead of Gobert at... June 10, 2018 Khalid, Ty Dolla $ign & 6LACK Display... July 3, 2018 Rapper Juice WRLD freestyles for over an... June 30, 2018 Investigators Look For Motive In Deadly Las... October 3, 2017 Today in Afro History ! Shaka, The... September 22, 2019 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.