Afro History Today in Afro History ! Congressman George “Mickey” Leland dies in plane crash in 1989. written by Marc Alexander August 7, 2019 English: Former congressman Mickey Leland of Texas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsPilot killed in Hudson River small plane crashToday in Afro History ! Edward W. Brooke becomes the first Afro American Senator in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! Henry O. Flipper becomes the first Afro American to graduate from West Point in 1877 !Today in Afro History ! Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1933 !Today in Afro History ! Bernard A. Harris Jr. becomes the first Afro American to walk in space in 1995 !Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 ! Today in Afro History ! Congressman George “Mickey” Leland dies in plane crash in 1989. was last modified: July 29th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Nobel Prize Winner, Ralph Bunche ! Actor, Cirroc Lofton ! NBA player, Demar DeRozan ! Actor, David Mann ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Meagan Good ! Rapper, Kool Moe Dee ! Explorer, Matthew Henson ! Actress, Countess Vaughn ! NFL Player, Pierre Garcon ! You may also like How Johannesburg's Young Black Artists Are Shaping... May 5, 2018 Grammys: Childish Gambino Makes Performance Debut January 29, 2018 No suspension coming for Cavaliers’ Love June 1, 2018 2018 NFL draft QB class primer: Everything... December 21, 2017 New Music Releases for June 2018 May 29, 2018 Rams OC LaFleur leaves to become Titans’... January 30, 2018 Get on The Guest List July 3, 2018 Chance The Rapper Has Terrible Taste In... May 16, 2018 Miami Hip-Hop Group Raptilia Militia Pays Tribute... July 6, 2018 California man's bizarre 'rap video' antics snarl... June 28, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.