- Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist/Journalist, Marcus Garvey ! NFL player, Atwaan Randle El ! NBA player, Rudy Gay !
- 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 ! Bishop Desmond Tutu defies apartheid laws by walking on a whites only beach in 1989 ! Renaldo “Skeets” Nehemiah breaks world record in the 110m hurdles and becomes the first ever to run it under 13 seconds in 1981 !
- Today in Afro History ! Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1933 !
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