- 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’s Afro Birthdays ! Baseball Legend, Satchel Paige ! WNBA star Lisa Leslie ! Writer, Margaret Walker ! Actor, Allen Payne ! Singer, Sevyn Streeter !
- Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson is inducted into The Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1962 ! Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall passes away in 1993.
- Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson announces his retirement from baseball in 1957. The African National Congress founded in 1912.
- Today in Afro History ! Baseball Legend, Satchel Paige passes away in 1982. James Earl Ray is Captured for killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.
- Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson breaks baseball’s color barrier in 1945 ! Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman in 1974.
Today in Afro History ! MLB player, Leroy “Satchel” Paige is named “All Time Outstanding Player” by The National Baseball Congress in 1965 ! was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander