Afro History Today in Afro History ! The first Pan African Conference held in London in 1900 ! James R. Jordan Sr. ( Father of Michael Jordan ) passes away in 1993 ! written by Marc Alexander July 23, 2019 My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.’ (Photo credit: symphony of love) English: A plaque commemorating the Fifth Pan African Conference/Congress held in Manchester in 1945. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Author/Activist, Booker T. Washington passes away in 1915.Today in Afro History ! Henry O. Flipper becomes the first Afro American to graduate from West Point in 1877 !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 ! Michael Jordan returns to Bulls after a 17 month retirement in 1995. Phoenix is striped of hosting the Super Bowl after Arizona refused to recognize MLK Holiday in 1991.Today in Afro History ! Civil rights workers, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Mickey Schwerner are murdered in Mississippi by Klu Klux Klan in 1964.Today in Afro History ! The Central African Republic declares independence from France in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! The first Pan African Conference held in London in 1900 ! James R. Jordan Sr. ( Father of Michael Jordan ) passes away in 1993 ! was last modified: June 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Ethiopian Emperor, Haile Selassie ! Comedian/Actor Marlon Wayans ! Sprinter, Maurice Greene ! Singer, Michelle Williams ! NBA player Gary Payton ! Actress, Helen Martin ! Actor, Eriq Lasalle ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! MLB player, Barry Bonds ! NBA player, Karl Malone ! Author, Alexandre Dumas ! Kenyan Runner, Wilfred Bungei ! You may also like Teen Infected By Hookworms After Being Buried... July 26, 2018 Since being cut a year ago, things... April 4, 2018 Ne-Yo Goes On Rant After 'Good Man'... March 19, 2018 Investigation after black man fatally shot by... June 24, 2018 Premiere: Rising Alt-Soul Star Fousheé Shares New... May 16, 2018 Power Rankings: Ready for a wild west... April 9, 2018 Ohio Players Headline Union County's Rhythm and... May 2, 2018 Celtics great, HOFer Jo Jo White dies... January 17, 2018 Bruno Mars' big night at the Grammys! February 2, 2018 People Keep Slowing Down Iconic R&B Songs... February 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.