- 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 ! Dreamgirls opens on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre in 1981 !
- Today in Afro History ! Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity founded in 1911 ! “The Wiz” opens on Broadway in 1975 !
- Today in Afro History ! Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1933 !
- Today in Afro History ! Dr. Daniel Hale Williams becomes the first Afro American to perform open heart surgery in 1893 !
- Today in Afro History ! Phylicia Rashad wins a tony for leading role in ” A Raisin in the Sun ” in 2004 ! Civil Rights Activist James Meredith is shot while marching across Mississippi in 1966.
Today in Afro History ! Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin In The Sun” opened on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre in 1959 ! was last modified: February 28th, 2018 by Marc Alexander