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 is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Edward W. Brooke becomes the first Afro American Senator in 1966 !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 ! “Freedom’s Journal”, the first Afro American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. Founded in 1827 ! 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 Experts: Earbuds Could Be Putting Kids At... March 3, 2015 LeBron: Game 1 loss one of worst... June 2, 2018 The return of the Warriors we know:... May 21, 2018 Judge Leaves Early After Being Hit By... July 27, 2018 Caught On Video: City Of Pasadena Employee... July 6, 2018 Surprise offseason standouts to know for all... June 14, 2018 9 Artists To Watch At The 2018... July 20, 2018 Pilot killed in Hudson River small plane... May 29, 2016 The harmony of music and sports July 12, 2018 Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane... July 17, 2019 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.