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, 2020 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: June 1st, 2020 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 NBA draft: Best prospects, likely picks, rankings... June 20, 2018 Salt Water Poisoning Kills Dog At Florida... July 16, 2018 Today in Afro History ! The Kingdom... September 6, 2019 10 Most Underrated Rap-Metal Songs July 1, 2018 "Suddenly bedlam": Video shows "lava bomb" crashing... July 17, 2018 Your Cheat Sheet for Telling All the... June 13, 2018 Watch: A quicksilver sign language interpreter steals... July 1, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist... April 26, 2020 New Jersey Supreme Court Considers Dismissing Hundreds... July 20, 2018 3 STEAM-Related Cooking Activities to Do With... July 25, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.