Afro History Today in Afro History ! Iowa State University’s first Afro American football player, Jack Trice suffered fatal injuries during a game in 1923. He died two days later. written by Marc Alexander October 6, 2019 Jack Trice Complex (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Stadium at ISU (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Jack Trice Stadium after Phase I construction (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Plaque at the Jack Trice memorial (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jack Johnson defeats Tommy Burns, making him the first Afro American, World Heavyweight Champion in 1908 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! “Freedom’s Journal”, the first Afro American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. Founded in 1827 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall becomes the first Afro American Supreme Court Justice in 1967 ! Guion Bluford becomes the first Afro American in space in 1983 !Today in Afro History ! Carol Mosley Braun becomes the first Afro American woman elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992 !Today in Afro History ! Edward W. Brooke becomes the first Afro American Senator in 1966 ! Today in Afro History ! Iowa State University’s first Afro American football player, Jack Trice suffered fatal injuries during a game in 1923. He died two days later. was last modified: September 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player/coach, Tony Dungy ! MLB player, Darren Oliver ! NFL player, Richard Seymour ! Activist, Fannie Lou Hamer ! Singer, Millie Small ! NFL player, Chris Mathews ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Toni Braxton ! Bishop, Desmond Tutu ! Nation Of Islam Leader, Elijah Muhammad ! Actress, Nicole Ari Parker ! NFL player, Charles Woodson ! Activist, Amiri Baraka ! You may also like Religious Items Stolen From Richmond University Medical... April 4, 2017 Sit-in disrupts operations at NHT head office May 30, 2015 Today in Afro History ! Aretha Franklin... February 14, 2020 A strange move on children’s issue by... May 24, 2015 Stunning conclusion to case of California family’s... October 16, 2016 10 New Albums to Stream Now: Lori... July 20, 2018 Grading NFL’s offseason priorities checklist: Where it... July 27, 2018 Amendola: Patriots’ offer wasn’t close to others April 14, 2018 Drake-Backed Green Tea Startup Lures More Musicians... July 17, 2018 Saluting Norman Washington Manley on his 122nd... July 5, 2015 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.