Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 ! written by Marc Alexander June 14, 2019 English: Asafa Powell after his 9.72 win and track record at the 2010 Bislett Games. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! MLB Hall of Famer, Lou Brock has his 700th career stolen base in 1974 !Today in Afro History ! Ibrahim Bare Mainassara (President of Niger) was assassinated in 1999 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American to win the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Jazz singer, Joe Williams passes away in 1999.Today in Afro History ! Spelman College founded in 1881 ! Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 ! was last modified: May 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Marla Gibbs ! Actor, Fazion Love ! NBA player, Sam Perkins ! NFL player, Sammy Watkins ! Saxophonist/Singer, Junior Walker ! Singer/Songwriter, Renaldo Benson ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Rapper/Actor, Ice Cube ! Activist/ Escaped Slave, Josiah Henson ! MLB player/Manager Dusty Baker ! Jazz Pianist, Erroll Garner ! You may also like The Most Notable Part of 'NASIR' Is... June 15, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Rapper, Nas !... September 14, 2019 Magic Mike: Pettine will need all his... May 3, 2018 Get to know Ahsh Eff, the ambitious... July 6, 2018 Dog Attack Causes Pilot To Crash Drone... July 13, 2018 Dagrin inspired me to be a rapper... June 16, 2018 The most devastating quarter in sports June 7, 2018 Maxine Waters Cautions Supporters Against Confrontation With... July 19, 2018 Super payoff: Foles NFL’s top merchandise seller July 20, 2018 Man slices 27 watermelons in half on... July 19, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.