Afro History Today in Afro History ! Edith Sampson is appointed as the first Afro American delegate to the United Nations in 1950 ! written by Marc Alexander August 24, 2019 Edith S. Sampson, pioneering Black lawyer and judge (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Eleanor Roosevelt and Edith Sampson at United Nations in New York – NARA – 196115 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Harlem Globetrotters play first game in 1927 ! Marian Anderson becomes first Afro American to perform with the N.Y. Metropolitan Opera in 1955 !Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington becomes the first Afro American to have his picture put on U.S. Postage Stamp in 1940 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall becomes the first Afro American Supreme Court Justice in 1967 ! Guion Bluford becomes the first Afro American in space in 1983 !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 ! “Freedom’s Journal”, the first Afro American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. Founded in 1827 !Today in Afro History ! Carol Mosley Braun becomes the first Afro American woman elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992 ! Today in Afro History ! Edith Sampson is appointed as the first Afro American delegate to the United Nations in 1950 ! was last modified: July 29th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Reggie Miller ! Comedian, Dave Chappelle ! NFL player, Arian Foster ! Singer, Justine Skye ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Tennis Champion, Althea Gibson ! NBA player, Robert Horry ! Actor, Blair Underwood ! NFL player, Marvin Harrison ! MLB player, Justin Upton ! Actor, Kel Mitchell ! DJ, Terminator X ! You may also like Travis Scott on Kid Cudi: 'Some People... April 26, 2018 Daily Dose: Starchild & The New Romantic,... January 18, 2018 25 events not to miss this Canada... June 30, 2018 10 Best R&B/Soul Songs of 2017 December 26, 2017 Rise in crime renews debate over violence... April 10, 2018 Ex-NBA star Francis cited for public intoxication March 19, 2018 Edmunds brothers ready to graduate from Virginia... April 14, 2018 Wynton Marsalis claims rap music more harmful... May 24, 2018 Bills to start QB Taylor, hope Benjamin... December 15, 2017 Won’t go there: Westbrook not predicting MVP April 7, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.