Afro History Today in Afro History ! Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in 1831 ! written by Marc Alexander August 21, 2019 Discovery of Nat Turner: wood engraving illustrating Benjamin Phipps’s capture of Nat Turner (1800-1831) on October 30, 1831 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Improved version of the logo for Template:North American Slave Revolts, using the same public domain image, created in photoshop. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 19th Century woodcut depiction of the Southampton Insurrection (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Slave revolt leader, Nat Turner hanged in 1831 !Today in Afro History ! Barack Obama becomes the first Afro American elected as President of the United States in 2008 !Today in Afro History ! The first Afro American owned TV station ( WGPR-TV) begins airing in Detroit Michigan in 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Singer, Nat King Cole passes away in 1965.Today in Afro History ! The first U.S Army flying school for Afro American cadets is formed in 1941. Based in Tuskegee Alabama, the 99th Pursuit Squadron later became known as the Tuskegee Airmen !Today in Afro History ! Hattie McDaniel, the first Afro American to win an Academy Award passes away in 1952. Benjamin Bannecker, scientist/surveyor passes away in 1806. Today in Afro History ! Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in 1831 ! was last modified: July 29th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Sprinter, Usain Bolt ! NBA player, Wilt Chamberlain ! Musician, Count Basie ! Actor/Director, Melvin Van Peebles ! Actress, Loretta Devine ! MLB player, Melvin “B. J.” Upton Jr. ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Blues Legend, John Lee Hooker ! Actor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ! NFL player, Randall Cobb ! Jamaican singer, Beenie Man ! Actress, Regina Taylor ! You may also like Doctor who? Texans’ Watt honored with degree May 31, 2018 Foster hearing delayed so DA can review... April 30, 2018 Today's Song: Give in to Temptation with... April 30, 2018 Video shows man on raft attempting to... July 12, 2018 Should Republicans be calling out Trump for... December 23, 2015 Iditarod dog killed by snowmobile March 13, 2016 R&B group coming to Ford Park this... May 21, 2018 Girl Dies, Sister In Critical Condition After... July 11, 2018 NEW JACK SWING, R&B AND HIP HOP June 17, 2018 China is waging a "quiet kind of... July 21, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.