Afro History Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 ! written by Marc Alexander September 5, 2019 By Jessykoffi By Roger Pic English: Leopold Sedar Senghor Français : Leopold Sedar Senghor (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Touching the supernatural Photo taken in Kaolak, Senegal (West Africa) in November, 1967 (Best viewed large). (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Map of Senegal Español: Mapa de Senegal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Landscape of Casamance Region, southern Senegal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Map of regions in Senegal Français : Carte des régions du Sénégal (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Senegal breaks from The Mali Federation, declaring it’s independence in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The “Soweto Uprising”. A non-violent march of over 10,000 students in Soweto, South Africa, turns violent when police open fire on the crowd in 1976. Kenneth A. Gibson becomes first Afro American Mayor of Newark in 1970 !Today in Afro History ! The Central African Republic declares independence from France in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Uganda becomes a self governing country in 1961 !Today in Afro History ! The Sudanese Parliament approves referendum on the independence of South Sudan in 2009 !Today in Afro History ! The Largest ever mass immunization of yellow fever begins in West Africa in 2009 ! Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 ! was last modified: August 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Musician, Buddy Miles ! Singer, Terry Ellis ! Novelist, Frank Yerby ! NBA player, Lance Stephenson ! Actor, Thomas Mikal Ford ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Idris Elba ! Singer, Macy Gray ! NBA player, John Wall ! Actor, Michael Winslow ! Actress, Anika Noni Rose ! You may also like Walmart And Waymo To Test Self-Driving Car... July 26, 2018 Trees Scattered Across Staten Island Following Strong... July 28, 2018 Brett Gardner Drives In Winning RBI As... July 8, 2018 Source: Cowboys inform Bryant of release April 13, 2018 Tokorats November 6, 2017 Red Velvet Are R&B Princesses for a... January 31, 2018 Eagles’ Brandon Brooks brings winning battle with... February 1, 2018 Gladys Knight: The 'Empress of Soul' who... May 28, 2018 Moroccan rapper Manal's long road to finding... May 17, 2018 Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly dating... May 18, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.