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 ! 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 ! South African President, F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban against anti-apartheid groups such as the African National Congress and committed to releasing Nelson Mandela in 1990 ! 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 History repeating? Eagles to host Vikings in... January 15, 2018 Lord: This Young Money Rapper Is Now... June 6, 2018 After two QB mistakes, Jets GM has... April 2, 2018 LeBron: When star leaves, he gets ‘snake’... January 31, 2018 Huge Price Drop at R&B Auto Center... January 25, 2018 Picture this December 6, 2014 Baristas were playing the rap song 'Get... May 9, 2018 He's the First Openly-Gay K-Pop Idol in... January 26, 2018 Indonesia president stands firm on looming executions March 7, 2015 Lakers ink Wagner, can’t trade him for... July 1, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.