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 Lil Baby Connects With Drake for New... May 14, 2018 Enjoy phenomenal music at the Schermerhorn this... April 13, 2018 No suspension coming for Cavaliers’ Love June 1, 2018 Here is Giants star's Janoris Jenkins' brother's... June 27, 2018 Yhung TO June 4, 2018 OBJ wants new Giants deal after rough... February 4, 2018 Debate Rages Over Proposal To Allow Weaponized... March 31, 2017 Pack RB Jones lauded for airport act... May 31, 2018 San Antonio is 8th AAF franchise; Riley... June 21, 2018 Second Arrest In Killing Of Rapper XXXTentacion July 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.