Afro History Today 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 ! written by Marc Alexander January 7, 2019 A contralto Marian Anderson em 1920. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson in Japan – NARA – 195989 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Marian Anderson (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Soupy Sales Harlem Globetrotters 1969” by CBS Television Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Edith Sampson is appointed as the first Afro American delegate to the United Nations in 1950 !Today in Afro History ! Wilt Chamberlain passes away in 1999. Equatorial Guinea gains independence from Spain in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points in a game against the New York Knicks in 1962 !Today in Afro History ! The Republic of Botswana gains its independence from the United Kingdom in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American Appointed to the State Department in 1944 !Today in Afro History ! The Post- Apartheid South African Government/ANC, takes control of the Ciskei homeland in 1994 ! Today 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 ! was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Butterfly McQueen ! MLB player, Alfonso Soriano ! MLB player, Edwin Encarnacion ! Actor, Doug E. Doug ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, R. Kelly ! Singer, Shirley Bassey ! Sprinter, Calvin Smith ! You may also like Jamaica was on the brink of criminal... May 30, 2015 CBS News interview with ICE whistleblower interrupted... June 28, 2018 Blount in ‘enemy mode’ vs. ex-Pats teammates January 25, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Sgt. William... May 23, 2019 Grammy Awards: Jersey upstarts among this year's... January 24, 2018 "One for the record books": Heat wave... July 6, 2018 Protected: Halloween Safety Tips – Kids, Candy,... October 6, 2015 Bulls’ Butler prepares for the challenge of... March 17, 2017 Toronto Police Are Investigating a Comedic Rap... May 30, 2018 On the Charts, Drake Is Bigger Than... July 10, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.