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 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: 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 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Whitney Houston... August 9, 2019 Brett Gardner Drives In Winning RBI As... July 8, 2018 Authorities Search For Man Seen Riding Bike... July 20, 2018 Eagles’ Chris Long talks tattoos, philanthropy and... July 18, 2018 Rapper XXXTentacion, 20, shot and killed in... June 18, 2018 Sister of alleged Dennis Hastert sex abuse... April 10, 2016 Access to Kavanaugh’s staff secretary work becomes... July 27, 2018 Campaign aims to preserve more than 5,500... July 24, 2018 Warriors irked, but confident ahead of Game... May 24, 2018 New Bedford's Ben Gilbarg pioneers a hip-hop... June 24, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.