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 ! Ashmun Institue becomes the first chartered Afro-American college in 1854, now named Lincoln University !Today in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas escapes slavery disguised as a sailor in 1838 !Today in Afro History ! Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority founded at Howard University in 1908 !Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 !Today in Afro History ! Inventor, Elijah McCoy passes away in 1929. “The Great Hurricane of 1780” hits the Caribbean. 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 "Just let me die": Duck boat accident... July 21, 2018 DOJ charges 12 Russian intel officers for... July 13, 2018 Barnwell’s 2017 NFL awards: Picks for MVP,... January 1, 2018 Chargers keeping Joey Bosa fresh by limiting... October 29, 2016 Civil Rights Legend John Mack Gets Emotional,... July 11, 2018 Ed Schultz, former MSNBC host, dead at... July 5, 2018 Our "Fire Emoji" Hip-Hop & R&B Playlist... February 16, 2018 The 19 Best Summer Music Festivals of... April 27, 2018 Kyrie: Harden is people’s MVP; LeBron is... June 27, 2018 UK Casting: New Musical 'GUY: The Musical'... March 28, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.