- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist/Journalist, Marcus Garvey ! NFL player, Atwaan Randle El ! NBA player, Rudy Gay !
- Today in Afro History ! The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is adopted in 1870, which prohibits the denying of any citizen the right to vote based on race or color !
- Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 !
- Today in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas escapes slavery disguised as a sailor in 1838 !
- Today in Afro History ! Ashmun Institue becomes the first chartered Afro-American college in 1854, now named Lincoln University !
- Today in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist/Composer, Billy Taylor passes away in 2010.
Today in Afro History ! Kurt Lidell Schmoke becomes the first Afro American Mayor of Baltimore in 1987 ! was last modified: December 1st, 2017 by Marc Alexander