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 Video: 72-Year-Old Man Allegedly Chases Neighbor With... July 10, 2018 Davido, Wizkid, Simi, Olamide dominate Headies 2018... April 13, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas... September 3, 2019 Police: Fifth Teen Victim Of Farmingdale Car... May 12, 2014 SVG blasts refs: ‘It’s embarrassing’ for the... March 18, 2018 After A Three Year Absence, Juicy J... March 14, 2018 Breaking stereotypes, duo takes violin, viola into... April 12, 2018 Cowboys bring in Richard as defensive coach January 23, 2018 YoungstaCPT-linked rap battle league gains traction among... April 12, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Musician, Roy Ayers... September 10, 2019 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.