Afro History Today in Afro History ! Dorothy Dandridge passes away in 1965. written by Marc Alexander September 8, 2019 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 ! Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe passes away in 1993.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 ! Rodney King is beaten by police and caught on video in 1991.Today in Afro History ! Actor, Billy Dee Williams receives a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1985 ! Today in Afro History ! Dorothy Dandridge passes away in 1965. was last modified: August 31st, 2019 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 Payton: Choke gesture vs. Falcons was mistake December 20, 2017 Local Mayor Paying $700 A Month For... June 25, 2018 Review: Post Malone's 'Beerbongs & Bentleys' is... May 1, 2018 Sources: Bengals’ Burfict violates PED policy March 16, 2018 The unshakable bond between Bobby Portis and... May 13, 2018 The Flip Side Weekly Music Review: SZA... December 5, 2017 Bears expect WR Robinson (knee) to avoid... July 19, 2018 Meet a convicted felon who became a... July 9, 2018 Billboard Music Awards Nominations Revealed; Ed Sheeran,... April 17, 2018 Letters to the Editor for Wednesday, May... May 9, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.