- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist/Journalist, Marcus Garvey ! NFL player, Atwaan Randle El ! NBA player, Rudy Gay !
- Today in Afro History ! Author, Richard N. Wright passes away in 1960 ! Ernie Davis becomes the first Afro American to win the Heisman Trophy in 1961 !
- Today in Afro History ! Guinea-Bissau declares independence from Portugal in 1973 !
- Today in Afro History ! Bernard A. Harris Jr. becomes the first Afro American to walk in space in 1995 !
- Today in Afro History ! The Supremes and The Temptations release “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” in 1968 !
- Today in Afro History ! The Battle of Vertieres is fought during the Haitian Revolution in 1803 !
Today in Afro History ! Barry Sanders wins Heisman Trophy in 1988 ! Jennifer Hosten becomes the first Afro woman to win Miss World in 1970 ! was last modified: December 1st, 2017 by Marc Alexander