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 Republic of Niger declares independence from France in 1960 ! 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 Sources: Kawhi passes physical; no USA camp July 25, 2018 This happened when Keri Hilson said her... April 24, 2018 Emotions run high as immigrant families reunite,... July 26, 2018 Class in session: Sean Payton, Drew Brees... July 12, 2018 Wynton Marsalis Clarifies Statement Saying Rap is... May 24, 2018 ‘Frank, I’m fine’: Davante Adams’ message to... March 1, 2018 Locals: Trek Manifest May 9, 2018 Iggy Azalea Drops 'Tokyo Snow Trip' &... July 6, 2018 GOT7 Return to World, Heatseekers Albums Charts... March 22, 2018 Police: Worker At Trendy Midtown Restaurant Choked,... November 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.