Afro History Today in Afro History ! Hazel Scott becomes first Afro American Woman to have her own TV show in 1950 ! written by Marc Alexander July 3, 2019 Cropped screenshot of Hazel Scott from the trailer for the film Rhapsody in Blue. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com Related PostsToday’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Pianist, Hazel Scott ! WNBA player, Maya Moore ! MLB player, Jose Reyes !Today in Afro History ! Dorothy Dandridge passes away in 1965.Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes the first Afro American woman to win a major tennis title by winning the French Open in 1956 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes first Afro American to qualify for the U.S. Davis Cup in 1963 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American to win the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 ! Today in Afro History ! Hazel Scott becomes first Afro American Woman to have her own TV show in 1950 ! was last modified: June 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Talk show host, Montel Williams ! Actress/Singer, Audra McDonald ! Dr. Charles Drew ! Singer, Fontella Bass ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Bill Withers ! NBA player, Horace Grant ! Botswana sprinter, Amantle Montsho ! You may also like Rapper Cardi B reveals pregnancy on 'Saturday... April 8, 2018 Villain or visionary? The mixed reactions to... June 28, 2018 Kyle Brings A Ray Of Sunshine To... May 16, 2018 Finding The GOAT Group: Eric B. &... May 16, 2018 Sources: Williams, Clippers closing on new deal February 7, 2018 Emmy Noms To Be Announced Thursday July 12, 2018 Pro Football HOF finalists include four rookies January 3, 2018 FIFA Denies Report That It Knew About... June 25, 2018 Today in Afro History ! The Tuskegee... June 17, 2019 Brasstracks Talks Manhattan School of Music, Recording... April 9, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.