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, 2020 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 scores 100 points in a game against the New York Knicks in 1962 !Today in Afro History ! Wilt Chamberlain passes away in 1999. Equatorial Guinea gains independence from Spain in 1968 !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: January 1st, 2020 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 ! NFL player, Lamar Jackson ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Shirley Bassey ! Singer, R. Kelly ! Sprinter, Calvin Smith ! You may also like ‘Lock jaw’: Are you at risk? May 17, 2015 16-year-old boy shot dead in St Ann May 30, 2015 Manhattan Mailman Delivers Final Heartfelt Message Ahead... July 18, 2018 American R&B star Khalid to throw 1st... July 24, 2018 NBA players want to protect data privacy October 6, 2014 Man walks for miles to first day... July 17, 2018 German rappers anti-Semitism lyrics probe dropped June 16, 2018 NFLPA files grievance to fight anthem policy July 10, 2018 He's accused of running a sex cult... May 10, 2018 Judge OKs $10M Settlement In Target Data... March 19, 2015 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.