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 ! 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: 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 Iggy Azalea on Those Tyga Rumors, Plus:... July 10, 2018 Music for a Sunday Evening in the... May 22, 2018 The #MuteRKelly Movement Is Aiming To Hold... April 30, 2018 Renovations At Untermyer Gardens Create A Hidden... July 16, 2018 JCF takes on CHIKV October 11, 2014 Sublet Roommates Missing After Nurse’s Body Found... July 23, 2018 Police Investigate Attempted Rape Of Woman Jogging... July 10, 2018 NFL open to discussions with cheerleaders May 5, 2018 Virginia Man Called Cops After Hard Foul... July 17, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Aretha Franklin... January 3, 2020 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.