Afro History Today in Afro History ! Dorothy Dandridge passes away in 1965. written by Marc Alexander September 8, 2018 Screenshot of Dorothy Dandridge from the trailer for the film The Decks Ran Red. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Hazel Scott becomes first Afro American Woman to have her own TV show in 1950 !Today in Afro History ! Otis Redding records “RESPECT” in 1965 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 !Today in Afro History ! Matthew A. Henson served as navigator to a small group of explorers that were the first to reach the North Pole in 1909 !Today in Afro History ! Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe passes away in 1993. Today in Afro History ! Dorothy Dandridge passes away in 1965. was last modified: August 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous 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 ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Otis Redding ! NBA player, Shane Battier ! MLB player, Billy Hamilton ! NBA player, B. J. Armstrong ! NBA player, J.R. Smith ! You may also like Lowe: Love and Korver aren’t just watching... May 9, 2018 Storms bringing more snow, flooding to West... January 11, 2017 Black Twitter Forms Like Voltron To Defend... January 9, 2018 Azealia Banks Disses Nicki Minaj Over Mermaid... July 5, 2018 Metro Boomin is coming to Orlando this... July 10, 2018 Review: Alt-rock band puts electropop spin on... April 21, 2018 [MV & Album Review] Red Velvet –... November 21, 2017 Restaurant Slammed For Shaming Teen Who Paid... July 18, 2018 Giants GM hints at keeping Manning, OBJ December 29, 2017 Celebrity Big Brother 2018: You won't BELIEVE... January 5, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.