Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Max Roach passes away in 2007. written by Marc Alexander August 16, 2019 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 ! 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 ! Bernhard Goetz shoots four Afro American youths on N.Y.C. subway train in 1988. Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Max Roach passes away in 2007. was last modified: August 16th, 2019 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 Trademark Board Affirms Jody Watley's Ownership of... February 22, 2018 Skills, thrills and windmills — what an... February 19, 2018 Ohio fertility clinic denies liability for destroyed... July 5, 2018 Dad’s "incredible" gift: taking his late son’s... May 23, 2018 Review: Serpentwithfeet charms with chat time at... June 30, 2018 What does future hold for Shurmur and... December 10, 2017 This R&B Singer's Cat-Eye Comes Down to... February 27, 2018 Retro rocker JD McPherson plays the Live... May 31, 2018 Smino and T-Pain Release Colorful Video for... November 27, 2017 Imagining a Universe Where Mumble Rap Is... July 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.