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, 2020 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 1st, 2020 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 See you in September? Steelers brace for... June 12, 2018 The Elemental Approach May 9, 2018 Jazz’s Mitchell: Decision to dunk happened midair May 3, 2018 Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey remains on pace... June 3, 2016 The NFL is back: Here’s the best... July 25, 2018 JMSEY inspires other Sacramento artists with his... March 29, 2018 How happy are you really? July 12, 2018 Post Malone & Drake Rule Nielsen Music's... July 10, 2018 New Yorkers Urged To Sign Up For... July 16, 2018 Garoppolo ‘under a microscope,’ cites night out July 25, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.