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, 2020 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 ! Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King gives his ” I have a dream speech” at the March on Washington in 1963 ! 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: January 1st, 2020 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 Fight between women led to 7 people... July 26, 2018 Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton watch Serena... July 14, 2018 Kakata ya Nerubia zulas to survive on... April 16, 2018 Man appears in court charged with murdering... June 21, 2018 Abortion emerging as key issue in race... July 24, 2018 Learn To Defend Yourself At Gus Gates’... December 5, 2014 Seaside Heights Roars Back To Life For... May 27, 2017 BET Awards to confer Anita Baker with... June 22, 2018 Report: Twitter suspending fake accounts at rate... July 6, 2018 ‘Deedo’ Nembhard loses five properties, 11 vehicles... August 21, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.