Afro History Today in Afro History ! Desmond Tutu becomes the first Afro South African to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa in 1986 ! written by Marc Alexander September 7, 2019 English: South African Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu delivered a speech at the first International Ethics Conference at the University of Botswana. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Bishop Desmond Tutu defies apartheid laws by walking on a whites only beach in 1989 ! Renaldo “Skeets” Nehemiah breaks world record in the 110m hurdles and becomes the first ever to run it under 13 seconds in 1981 !Today in Afro History ! Botswana and Lesotho join the United Nations in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! The Post- Apartheid South African Government/ANC, takes control of the Ciskei homeland in 1994 !Today in Afro History ! The Central African Republic declares independence from France in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Activist Steve Biko is arrested by South African police in 1977. He would later die from injuries suffered during his arrest. South Africa is banned from 1964 Olympics because of apartheid.Today in Afro History ! South African President, F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban against anti-apartheid groups such as the African National Congress and committed to releasing Nelson Mandela in 1990 ! Today in Afro History ! Desmond Tutu becomes the first Afro South African to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa in 1986 ! was last modified: August 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jazz saxophonist, Sonny Rollins ! NBA player, Antonio McDyess ! Singer, Gloria Gaynor ! Rapper, Easy E ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Malcom Floyd ! NFL player, L. C. Greenwood ! NBA player, Maurice Cheeks ! Actor, Larenz Tate ! South African Runner, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi ! NFL player, Travis Daniels ! You may also like Best Movies Of 2015: Experts Weigh In... December 25, 2015 South Carolina lawmaker who defeated Rep. Mark... June 23, 2018 Source: DT Donald won’t attend Rams’ OTAs May 21, 2018 Pleasure meets politics December 12, 2017 Still Got It! Xscape Reunion Tour Lives... January 2, 2018 Griffith Observatory, Surrounding Roads, Trails To Stay... July 11, 2018 Childish Gambino Signs With RCA Records, Preps... January 23, 2018 8/20 CBS2 Sunday Morning Weather Headlines August 20, 2017 Inside UK drill, the demonised rap genre... April 15, 2018 Advocacy group aims to make it easier... July 24, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.