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 New Music: Fabolous feat. Ty Dolla $ign... July 13, 2018 Sources: Broncos won’t pick up option on... May 2, 2018 Josh Norman: From obscurity to NFL to... May 21, 2018 Farting Unicorn Sparks Legal Battle Between Local... June 30, 2018 Seven rookie officials added for upcoming season July 6, 2018 Heat wave: Officials urge July Fourth crowd... July 4, 2018 The Manfreds to play Nantwich Civic Hall... April 23, 2018 Calling Attention Notice deferred due to 'wrong'... February 9, 2018 Jeff Heath displays Cowboys’ fight, keeps playoff... December 18, 2017 Lowe’s 10 things: Lonzo’s smart plays, OKC... December 15, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.