Afro History Today in Afro History ! Dred Scott Case decided by U.S. Supreme Court in 1857. written by Marc Alexander March 6, 2020 Dred Scott’s grave, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Dred Scott, whose famous case to gain his freedom began as a lawsuit filed in St. Louis in 1846 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Harriet Scott, wife of Dred Scott. Noted from “Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, June 27, 1857.” (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the separate but equal decision in Plessy vs. Ferguson in 1896.Today in Afro History ! Actress/Singer, Pearl Bailey passes away in 1990 !Today in Afro History ! Ghana joins the United Nations in 1957 ! Henry L. Marsh III elected first Afro American Mayor of Richmond Virginia in 1977 !Today in Afro History ! Brown vs. Board of Education ruling by U.S. Supreme Court in 1954 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 ! Today in Afro History ! Dred Scott Case decided by U.S. Supreme Court in 1857. was last modified: March 6th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Shaquille O’Neal ! Jazz Guitarist, Wes Montgomery ! Singer, Mary Wilson ! Comedian, DL Hughley ! NBA player, Marcus Smart ! Actress, Anna Maria Horsford ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Brandon T. Jackson ! Comedian/Actress, Wanda Sykes ! NFL player, Lynn Swann ! Ballerina, Janet Collins ! You may also like iHeart Bankruptcy: San Antonio's Radio Giant Aims... May 24, 2018 Baby in TV ad becomes instant infant... June 18, 2015 How Lions might have missed Matt Patricia... May 11, 2018 ‘I couldn’t believe I did it’ June 28, 2015 Embiid: ‘Dumb mistakes’ led to Game 3... May 6, 2018 EPA Shuffle: Scott Pruitt Out; Former Coal... July 6, 2018 Man Claims Florist Refused To Serve His... July 24, 2018 Don’t erode values taught at school, Holness... June 15, 2015 Just My Type June 21, 2018 Woman Riding Skateboard Fatally Injured While Being... July 22, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.