Afro History Today in Afro History ! Josephine Baker passes away in 1975. written by Marc Alexander April 12, 2019 Portrait of Josephine Baker, Paris (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Rudolf Suroch Related PostsToday in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Inventor, Elijah McCoy passes away in 1929. “The Great Hurricane of 1780” hits the Caribbean.Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 !Today in Afro History ! Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority founded at Howard University in 1908 !Today in Afro History ! Kurt Lidell Schmoke becomes the first Afro American Mayor of Baltimore in 1987 !Today in Afro History ! Ashmun Institue becomes the first chartered Afro-American college in 1854, now named Lincoln University ! Today in Afro History ! Josephine Baker passes away in 1975. was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Musician, Herbie Hancock ! NFL player, Charles Mann ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Al Green ! Singer, Peabo Bryson ! NFL player, Josh Gordon ! NBA player, Baron Davis ! NBA player, Tony Wroten ! You may also like Free agency is waiting on the NBA... June 5, 2018 Roots Picnic 2018: Black Thought proves why... June 2, 2018 Derek Carr: Lamar Jackson could be ‘special’... April 26, 2018 Local PNW soul and R&B singer shares... May 21, 2018 Police: Man Kills Stepmom, Hides Body In... June 27, 2018 How the Jets fell head over heels... May 3, 2018 Health Watch: New Tool Makes Eye Surgery... June 29, 2018 R. Kelly's Perverted Life Is Being Turned... May 8, 2018 Gasol on Grizzlies’ struggles: ‘Just want to... December 19, 2017 Charlie Wilson, Jill Scott top Cincinnati Music... March 12, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.