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 ! The first Pan African Conference held in London in 1900 ! James R. Jordan Sr. ( Father of Michael Jordan ) passes away in 1993 !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 ! 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 London Police Apply For Court Order To... June 12, 2018 Expanding SG Highway from four-lane to six-lane:... April 23, 2018 Man Injured When Shots Are Fired In... July 15, 2018 Odell Gray & The House Rules Band July 27, 2018 Celtics unfazed by poor playoff road record May 17, 2018 Homemade Signs Urge U.S. Citizens To Report... July 11, 2018 Alleged Killer Of Caribbean American Rapper For... June 25, 2018 Bucs’ Jameis Winston, DeSean Jackson working to... April 11, 2018 iHeart Bankruptcy: San Antonio's Radio Giant Aims... May 24, 2018 Odd Future: The Death of XXXTentacion and... June 19, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.