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 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: 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 Justin Bieber Confirms He’s Engaged To Hailey... July 10, 2018 Jets admit to one of biggest draft... May 23, 2018 Jerry Rice: ‘If I wanted to come... June 20, 2018 McNair: Don’t expect surprises in Panthers sale May 22, 2018 Top 10 can't miss Coachella acts during... April 12, 2018 FLA to trace illegal ammo July 16, 2018 American R&B star Khalid to throw 1st... July 24, 2018 R&B Star Sean Jones To Release New... June 7, 2018 Meet sculptors who'll make Shaq's statue fly January 29, 2016 Firefighters Protect Rialto Homes From Sierra Fire:... November 14, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.