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, 2020 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 bunts for his first major league hit in 1947 !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 ! 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 ! The Zimbabwe African National Union is Formed in 1963 ! Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson announces his retirement from baseball in 1957. The African National Congress founded in 1912. was last modified: January 1st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Shirley Bassey ! Singer, R. Kelly ! 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 Ella Mai's 'Boo'd Up' Hits No. 1... June 21, 2018 Sources: Nuggets to shed $21M in deal... July 13, 2018 Manny Machado Blasts 2 HRs As Last-Place... July 11, 2018 France wins 2nd World Cup title, defeating... July 15, 2018 10 New Albums to Stream Now: Lori... July 20, 2018 What we learned from Kanye West's Wyoming... June 25, 2018 TD Toronto Jazz Festival Transforms Yorkville Ave.... June 5, 2018 Lakers’ Wagner sidelined by knee, ankle injuries July 11, 2018 Today in Afro History ! The Motown... December 14, 2014 Today’s Afro Birthday’s ! NFL player, Reggie... March 2, 2019 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.