Afro History Today in Afro History ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American Appointed to the State Department in 1944 ! written by Marc Alexander January 4, 2019 A bust of Ralph Bunche, Bunche Hall, UCLA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Ralph Bunche – 1963 March on Washington” by U.S. Information Agency. Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington inducted into The Hall of Fame For Great Americans in 1945 !Today in Afro History ! Mary Jane Patterson becomes the first Afro American woman to earn a B. A. Degree when she receives her Degree from Oberlin College in 1862 !Today in Afro History ! “Freedom’s Journal”, the first Afro American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. Founded in 1827 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall becomes the first Afro American Supreme Court Justice in 1967 ! Guion Bluford becomes the first Afro American in space in 1983 !Today in Afro History ! Jupiter Hammon, who was a slave in New York, publishes “An Evening Thought” in 1760, which is the first work by an Afro American to be published in the U.S. Today in Afro History ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American Appointed to the State Department in 1944 ! was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Boxer, Floyd Patterson ! NBA player, Al Jefferson ! Opera Singer, Grace Bumbry ! Actress, Jill Marie Jones ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Choreographer/Dancer, Alvin Ailey ! Actor, Ted Lange ! Actress, Brooklyn Sudano ! NFL player De’Anthony Thomas ! You may also like 76ers’ Redick planned for GMAT, not playoffs May 3, 2018 7/3: CBS Evening News July 4, 2018 Davido sampled Usher's 'Don't mind' in new... February 5, 2018 Opening matches are always difficult, says Brazil... June 14, 2014 Scott Magee/DJ Cooky Parker: Coffeeshop Conversations #136... February 15, 2018 Photos: As seen in The Weekly Calistogan,... July 5, 2018 Texans’ search for 2018 backup QB has... December 17, 2017 Kevin's Week in Tech: Crypto Tokin' May 18, 2018 Giants’ Apple ’embarrassed’ by his 2017 season May 21, 2018 Rapper Chingo Bling Is Bringing Together Hispanics... July 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.