Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson announces his retirement from baseball in 1957. The African National Congress founded in 1912. written by Marc Alexander January 8, 2019 English: Publicity photo of Jackie Robinson as an ABC broadcaster for “Major League Championship Baseball”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Jackie Robinson and his son David Being Interviewed at the “March on Washington” (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson is inducted into The Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1962 ! Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall passes away in 1993.Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson bunts for his first major league hit in 1947 !Today in Afro History ! MLB player, Leroy “Satchel” Paige is named “All Time Outstanding Player” by The National Baseball Congress in 1965 !Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson breaks baseball’s color barrier in 1945 ! Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman in 1974.Today in Afro History ! National Negro Business League is founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900 !Today in Afro History ! Author/Activist, Booker T. Washington passes away in 1915. Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson announces his retirement from baseball in 1957. The African National Congress founded in 1912. was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, R. Kelly ! Singer, Shirley Bassey ! Sprinter, Calvin Smith ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Chad Johnson ! Publisher, Earl Graves Sr. ! NBA player, Muggsy Bogues ! Actor, Omari Hardwick ! You may also like Eagles’ owner, players bust a move after... January 14, 2018 Dancing doctor who made rap videos during... June 3, 2018 Draymond responds to Barkley’s remark May 2, 2018 James Harrison’s sturdy presence on edge should... January 13, 2018 Rapping principal: Students speak his language May 19, 2018 Meet the couple behind beloved ice cream... July 28, 2018 10 Rising Artists You Can't Miss At... April 12, 2018 Reggie McKenzie: Raiders looking to go ‘Beast... March 27, 2018 What version of the Knicks will Kristaps... February 19, 2018 Federal judge denies Trump administration request to... July 10, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.