Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Max Roach passes away in 2007. written by Marc Alexander August 16, 2018 English: The grave of Max Roach in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Max Roach, Three Deuces, NYC, ca. October 1947. Photography by William P. Gottlieb. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Max Roach (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist Thelonious Monk passes away in 1982.Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jazz Percussionist, Max Roach ! Boxer, George Foreman ! MLB player, Willie McCovey ! Model, Saleisha Stowers !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Miles Davis passes away in 1991. The Opelousas Massacre of 1868.Today in Afro History ! Vanessa Williams becomes the first Afro American woman to be crowned Miss America in 1983 !Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane and Thelonius Monk perform together in concert at Carnegie Hall in 1957 !Today in Afro History ! Robert S. Abbott publishes Chicago’s first Afro newspaper “The Chicago Defender” in 1905 ! Moneta Sleet wins Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1969 ! Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Max Roach passes away in 2007. was last modified: July 29th, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! U.S. Senator, Carol Mosely Braun ! Actress, Angela Bassett ! Actor, Reginald VelJohnson ! Author/Journalist, Louis Lomax ! Singer, James “JT” Taylor ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist/Journalist, Marcus Garvey ! NFL player, Atwaan Randle El ! NBA player, Rudy Gay ! You may also like 'Coindaddy' Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life April 22, 2018 Prince Louis, third child of William and... July 9, 2018 Rhye makes melancholic R&B, but his outlook's... April 5, 2018 Lue: LeBron wants to lead by not... February 24, 2018 Tinashe Announces Three New Singles 'Coming Soon' January 12, 2018 Williams on QB Smith: Redskins ‘going forward’ March 16, 2018 Rhyme Different battle rap rages on this... June 14, 2018 Ray Reed Doesn't Shy Away From the... July 5, 2018 New Bedford's Ben Gilbarg pioneers a hip-hop... June 24, 2018 Forum owner sues Inglewood over Clipper talks March 6, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.