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 Justin Timberlake draws online groans with teaser... January 3, 2018 Listen to New Music From Fluent (feat.... February 28, 2018 “I Am Indian”: North East Youth Turn... June 10, 2018 2018 will see Tabiha Nauser blossoming into... June 18, 2018 4 Ejected From Vehicle After Crashing Into... March 28, 2016 Shakka Gets Set-Up By AlunaGeorge In “Man... April 9, 2018 Beyonce's Got Bars: Her 5 Standout Rap... June 18, 2018 Tommy Anderson rocks The Grasshopper Grill March 5, 2018 Synth & soul: R&B artist R.LUM.R., rocker... November 8, 2017 Families Earning $117K Now Qualify As ‘Low... June 27, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.