Afro History Today in Afro History ! Mozambique gains independence from Portugal in 1975 ! Lincoln Alexander becomes the first Afro Canadian member of the Canadian Parliament in 1968 ! written by Marc Alexander June 25, 2019 View image | gettyimages.com Maputo, Mozambique (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Traditional fishing boat in Mozambique. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Mozambique (orthographic projection) Português: Moçambique (projeção ortográfica) Español: Mozambique (proyección ortográfica) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Colonel The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander Memorial Services (Photo credit: 4 Cdn Div/4 Div CA – JTFC/FOIC) English: Students outside school in Nampula, Mozambique (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway – Hamilton, Ontario (Photo credit: Dougtone) Related articles Lincoln Alexander leaves a legacy of ‘groundbreaking firsts’ Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Spelman College founded in 1881 !Today in Afro History !” The Emperor Jones” starring Paul Robeson is released in 1933 !Today in Afro History ! Sugar Ray Robinson wins his Fifth World Championship Title in 1958 !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter, Clifford Brown passes away in 1956.Today in Afro History ! Rodney King is beaten by police and caught on video in 1991.Today in Afro History ! College Basketball Star, Eric “Hank” Gathers, collapses during basketball game and could not be revived. (1990) Today in Afro History ! Mozambique gains independence from Portugal in 1975 ! Lincoln Alexander becomes the first Afro Canadian member of the Canadian Parliament in 1968 ! was last modified: May 31st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA Hall of Famer, Willis Reed ! Actor, Jimmie Walker ! TV Personality/Actress, La La Anthony ! NBA player, Dikembe Mutombo ! NBA player, Dell Curry ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! MLB player, Derek Jeter ! First Afro American to walk in space, Bernard A. Harris Jr. ! NFL player, Michael Vick ! NFL player, Shannon Sharpe ! NBA player, Iman Shumpert ! You may also like Today in Afro History ! Uganda becomes... March 1, 2019 Toni Braxton's Debut Turns 25: Ranking All... July 13, 2018 Soul Queen Irma Thomas Becomes A Doctor May 29, 2018 OBJ fastest in NFL to reach 3,500... November 15, 2016 Heather Headley To Perform With The Philly... June 27, 2018 Former NFL tight end, 29, dead after... December 13, 2016 Beachgoers Rejoice As Memorial Day Weekend Kicks... May 26, 2018 NFL approves new rules on kickoffs, ejections May 22, 2018 Watch DJ Khaled and Asahd Face Off... July 26, 2018 American R&B singer Keri Hilson coming to... June 23, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.