Afro History Today in Afro History ! The Democratic Republic of the Congo gains independence from Belgium in 1960 ! written by Marc Alexander June 30, 2020 Landscape of Kongo Central (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: DRC, orthographic projection. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 2,344,858 km², larger than Alaska, Saudi Arabia or Mexico (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! The Democratic Republic of the Congo gains independence from Belgium in 1960 ! was last modified: June 1st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Actress Lena Horne ! Boxer, Mike Tyson ! Comedian, David Alan Grier ! Jazz Musician, Stanley Clarke ! NBA player, Trevor Ariza ! Singer, Fantasia Barrino ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Olympic Sprinter/Long Jump Champion, Carl Lewis ! Gospel singer, Thomas A. Dorsey ! Rapper, Missy Elliott ! Blues singer, Willie Dixon ! You may also like Ty Dolla $ign, Kamaiyah bring music, party... April 10, 2018 CP3, battling sore foot, keys Rockets’ rally... May 23, 2018 Philippine 'King of R&B' salutes Filipino migrants... April 14, 2018 Al-Faisal wants Islamic Council acting head out May 25, 2015 Jacob DeGrom’s Agent To Mets: Sign Extension... July 16, 2018 Witten: NFL players, turn off your mentions July 26, 2018 Bexey Drops Video for New Song “Cutthroat... July 13, 2018 Jimmy Wopo Would've Been Next Up in... June 20, 2018 Toronto Music Community Mourns After Smoke Dawg... July 1, 2018 Broncos impressed by first look at rugby... August 27, 2015 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.