Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jupiter Hammon, who was a slave in New York, publishes “An Evening Thought” in 1760, which is the first work by an Afro American to be published in the U.S. written by Marc Alexander December 25, 2018 Jupiter hammon (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Jupiter Hammon’s address to the negroes of New York State, 1806 Category:United States history images (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! “Freedom’s Journal”, the first Afro American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. Founded in 1827 !Today in Afro History ! Edward W. Brooke becomes the first Afro American Senator in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Carol Mosley Braun becomes the first Afro American woman elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992 !Today in Afro History ! David Dinkins becomes the first Afro American Mayor of New York City in 1989 !Today in Afro History ! Actress, Hattie McDaniel becomes the first Afro American woman to receive an Academy Award in 1940 ! Today in Afro History ! Jupiter Hammon, who was a slave in New York, publishes “An Evening Thought” in 1760, which is the first work by an Afro American to be published in the U.S. was last modified: November 30th, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Musician, Cab Calloway ! Actress, Mabel King ! MLB player, Rickey Henderson ! NFL player, Demaryius Thomas ! NBA player, Eric Gordon ! Actress, CCH Pounder ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Sprinter, Yohan Blake ! MLB player, Ozzie Smith ! Screenwriter/Playwright/Actor, Lonne Elder ! You may also like Cold case church murder suspect kills self... June 29, 2018 Man slices 27 watermelons in half on... July 19, 2018 Taylor Lewan should be Titans’ next extension,... February 22, 2018 The NBA is in London, so why... January 11, 2018 Knicks sign ex-Blazers, Bulls forward Vonleh July 24, 2018 John Mellencamp: Life goes on July 1, 2018 6-year-old twin brothers save toddler from drowning July 9, 2018 MSBM is Best of Chamber May 24, 2015 Conducta Shares The Stylish 'Only U' Video March 14, 2018 Vinyl for Sale! Beatles, KISS, Pink Floyd February 22, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.