Afro History Today in Afro History ! Milton L. Olive III becomes the first Afro American to receive The Congressional Medal of Honor for the Vietnam War in 1966. Nina Simone passes away in 2003. written by Marc Alexander April 21, 2023 Private First Class Milton Lee Olive, III, United States Army, Medal of Honor recipient for actions in the Vietnam War. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com By Kroon, Ron / Anefo Nina Simone Today in Afro History ! Milton L. Olive III becomes the first Afro American to receive The Congressional Medal of Honor for the Vietnam War in 1966. Nina Simone passes away in 2003. was last modified: April 3rd, 2023 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthday ! NBA player, Rodney Stuckey ! NFL player, Tarvaris Jackson ! Actor, Brian J. White ! Gospel singer, Clara Ward ! NFL player, Carnell “Cadillac” Williams ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Marshawn Lynch ! Jazz performer Charles Mingus ! MLB player, Dee Gordon ! Actress, Sherri Shepherd ! NBA player, DeJuan Blair ! You may also like Witness helps police officer after crash on... July 27, 2018 17 New Music Books to Read This... June 12, 2018 Thief breaks into car takes dog's cremains June 12, 2018 An ode to legendary hip-hop queen Missy... July 1, 2018 Army recruit promised pathway to citizenship says... July 9, 2018 Clippers trade A. Rivers to Wizards for... June 27, 2018 Jaital Tours gives back May 25, 2015 Chance The Rapper's brother drops uplifting new... June 11, 2018 NFL minicamp primer: Brady, Gronk back on... June 4, 2018 Reggie Lucas, Guitarist And Producer Of Madonna's... May 21, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.