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, 2020 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 ! Matthew A. Henson served as navigator to a small group of explorers that were the first to reach the North Pole in 1909 !Today in Afro History !” The Emperor Jones” starring Paul Robeson is released in 1933 !Today in Afro History ! College Basketball Star, Eric “Hank” Gathers, collapses during basketball game and could not be revived. (1990)Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 !Today in Afro History ! Sugar Ray Robinson wins his Fifth World Championship Title in 1958 !Today in Afro History ! Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe passes away in 1993. 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: June 1st, 2020 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 WAKAMBI fuse rock 'n rap June 15, 2018 Florida police kill dog that mauled owner... April 2, 2016 Watch Livestream of Eminem, The Weeknd, Migos... April 13, 2018 To Do This Weekend: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Live,... April 6, 2018 Nancy Sinatra Sr., Frank Sinatra’s First Wife,... July 14, 2018 ‘Trust your eyes’: How the Browns became... May 4, 2018 Trump’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame... July 25, 2018 Couple In Their 70s Killed When House... July 8, 2018 Johnson & Johnson still battling thousands of... July 13, 2018 ‘Pay With Cash’: Lawyer Recorded Trump Discussing... July 25, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.