Afro History Today in Afro History ! “The Jeffersons” premieres on TV in 1975 ! Willie O’Ree makes NHL debut in 1958 ! MLK holiday observed in all 50 states in 1993 ! written by Marc Alexander January 18, 2019 Gracie Mansion, Rev. Martin Luther King press conference / World Telegram & Sun photo by Dick DeMarsico. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Embed from Getty Images Willie O’Ree View image | gettyimages.com “The Jeffersons Sanford Hemsley Evans 1974” by CBS Television Network Related PostsToday in Afro History ! James Earl Ray pleads guilty to killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1969.Today in Afro History ! Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in 1968.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 ! Civil Rights Act of 1964 signed into law ! Vermont becomes the first American territory to abolish slavery in 1777 !Today in Afro History ! Alpha Phi Alpha (the first Afro Greek Fraternity) founded at Cornell University in 1906 !Today in Afro History ! Willie Mays hits his 500th career Home Run in 1965 ! Tupac Shakur dies in 1996. Today in Afro History ! “The Jeffersons” premieres on TV in 1975 ! Willie O’Ree makes NHL debut in 1958 ! MLK holiday observed in all 50 states in 1993 ! was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Julius Peppers ! Actor, Jesse L. Martin ! Singer/Actress Samantha Mumba ! Dr. Daniel Hale Williams ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Publisher, John H. Johnson ! NFL player, Ottis Anderson ! Singer, Caron Wheeler ! NBA player, JaVale McGee ! Actress, Denise Boutte ! Singer, Trey Lorenz ! Actor, Shawn Wayans ! You may also like Traversing the Map: Corey “Passport P” Peyton... May 9, 2018 LeBron, Curry, Harden lead All-NBA first team May 21, 2015 Today in Afro History ! Jack Johnson... December 26, 2018 Stream Rico Nasty's New Album Nasty June 15, 2018 Jennifer Lawrence, other celebrities have nude photos... September 1, 2014 NBA: Wizards benefited from 3 calls vs.... March 8, 2018 SOUL IN THE SUN – Johnny Gill... October 11, 2014 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Ricky... May 21, 2019 Source: Ex-Pat Butler to join Titans for... March 13, 2018 Sick of Warriors-Cavs? Durant and LeBron aren’t May 31, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.