Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jerry Rawlings takes power in Ghana after a military coup in 1979 ! written by Marc Alexander June 4, 2019 English: Former president of Ghana Jerry Rawlings, speaking at the Oxford Law Faculty. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American to win the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes first Afro American to qualify for the U.S. Davis Cup in 1963 !Today in Afro History ! Matthew A. Henson served as navigator to a small group of explorers that were the first to reach the North Pole in 1909 !Today in Afro History ! MLB Hall of Famer, Lou Brock has his 700th career stolen base in 1974 !Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 ! Today in Afro History ! Jerry Rawlings takes power in Ghana after a military coup in 1979 ! was last modified: May 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Keith David ! Navy Admiral, Samuel L. Gravely Jr. ! NBA player, Xavier McDaniel ! Singer, El DeBarge ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays, ! Singer, Brian McKnight ! Olympic Medalist, John Carlos ! NFL player, Marques Colston ! NBA player, Marcus Thornton ! You may also like Smokin Grooves announces 2018 lineup (Erykah Badu,... April 19, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Sanford and... January 14, 2019 Earthtones January 15, 2018 The NFC playoff race is going to... December 12, 2017 Cyclist carries stray dog on back, finds... July 17, 2018 Get to Know JPEGMAFIA, the Political Noise... June 8, 2018 Trump responds to Supreme Court decision to... June 27, 2018 TLC's T-Boz & Chill Discuss the Group's... April 25, 2018 Dock Of The Bay March 2, 2018 WATCH: BET nominated rapper Sjava's new video... June 18, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.