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 ! 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 ! Actor, Billy Dee Williams receives a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1985 !Today in Afro History ! Dorothy Dandridge passes away in 1965.Today in Afro History ! Matthew A. Henson served as navigator to a small group of explorers that were the first to reach the North Pole in 1909 ! 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 4 Ways the Soul Train Awards Proved... November 27, 2017 Westmoreland pastor charged for sex with juvenile May 25, 2015 Ezekiel Elliott ready to make some noise... July 26, 2018 Branson bands together in wake of duck... July 21, 2018 'Road dogs' form R&B group, CRBQ December 25, 2017 Jason Garrett on Dak Prescott: He knows... March 28, 2018 Cavs’ Lue taking break over health issues March 19, 2018 Seven reasons why the Seahawks haven’t won... February 8, 2018 Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold is also pretty... January 30, 2018 Mularkey ‘assumed the worst’ about job status January 7, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.