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, 2020 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 ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 !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 ! Iowa State University’s first Afro American football player, Jack Trice suffered fatal injuries during a game in 1923. He died two days later.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 ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American Appointed to the State Department in 1944 ! was last modified: January 1st, 2020 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 Jason Eady's Upcoming Album Goes From Bluegrass... June 7, 2018 Husband confided in neighbor just before allegedly... July 11, 2018 Fifth Child Dies From Injuries Following Union... July 17, 2018 Drug Addiction May Be To Blame For... November 14, 2017 Symone Sanders, Sheryl Lee Ralph Among Those... July 10, 2018 Kimberly Guilfoyle, Fox News part ways July 21, 2018 Davido, Wizkid, Simi Top Headies Award Winners May 6, 2018 'I'm always gonna be a nightmare': how... July 20, 2018 Kakata ya Nerubia zulas to survive on... April 16, 2018 Ticks that carry Lyme disease are spreading... July 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.