Afro History Today in Afro History ! Civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Mickey Schwerner are murdered in Mississippi by Klu Klux Klan in 1964. written by Marc Alexander June 21, 2019 James Earl Chaney. Transwiki approved by: en:User:Dmcdevit (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Andrew Goodman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Michael Schwerner (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! The murderer of civil rights activist Medgar Evers is finally convicted over thirty years later in 1994. Bob Douglas becomes the first Afro American inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1972 !Today in Afro History ! James Byrd Jr. is dragged to death in Jasper, Texas in a racially motivated hate crime. (1998)Today in Afro History ! Congressman George “Mickey” Leland dies in plane crash in 1989.Today in Afro History ! James Meredith was refused admission to the University of Mississippi, but later admitted under pressure of protestors and President John F. Kennedy in 1962 !Today in Afro History ! Roy Wilkins becomes Executive Director of the NAACP in 1965 !Today in Afro History ! The Lusaka Protocol is signed in Zambia, ending a 19 year civil war in 1994. Today in Afro History ! Civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Mickey Schwerner are murdered in Mississippi by Klu Klux Klan in 1964. was last modified: May 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Artist, Henry Ossawa Tanner ! Singer, Brenda Holloway ! Politician, Joseph Haynes Rainey ! Rapper, Pete Rock ! NBA player, Derrick Coleman ! NBA player, Thaddeus Young ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Dancer/Choreographer/Activist, Katherine Dunham ! NBA player, Clyde Drexler ! NFL player Champ Bailey ! Actor, Tim Russ ! NBA player, Danny Green ! Actor, Donald Faison ! Former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings ! You may also like Search For Suspect Who Shot 2 In... June 24, 2018 LIT360: Being music producer wasn't enough: Naiboi May 25, 2018 Bullpen Implodes As Blue Jays Rally From... July 4, 2018 Jersey Shore Town Votes To Ban Beach... July 7, 2018 Bears iPad, UGA unis stolen from Smith’s... May 7, 2018 Hippiefest in Englewood, New Brunswick | Jersey... July 18, 2018 Former Takata executives indicted for fraud and... January 14, 2017 How Australian basketball is targeting one-and-dones February 27, 2018 Bills C Wood has career-ending neck injury January 26, 2018 R&B Singer Sammie Hints At Possibly Releasing... October 31, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.