Afro History Today in Afro History ! Rev. Al Sharpton leads a protest march in Bensonhurst Brooklyn over the death of Yusef Hawkins in 1989. Oberlin College founded in 1833. written by Marc Alexander September 2, 2018 The Reverend Al Sharpton leading the first protest march over the death of Yusef Hawkins in Bensonhurst, 1989. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Al Sharpton (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Ashmun Institue becomes the first chartered Afro-American college in 1854, now named Lincoln University !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 ! The Jamaat Al Muslimeen Organization attempts a Coup D’etat against the the elected government of Trinidad and Tobago in 1990 !Today in Afro History ! The Supremes becomes the first all female group to have a No. 1 selling album in 1966 ! Actor, Cleavon Little passes away in 1992 !Today in Afro History ! Alabama drops rape charges against four of the so called ” Scottsboro Boys” in 1937Today in Afro History ! Saint Kitts and Nevis joins the United Nations in 1983 ! Today in Afro History ! Rev. Al Sharpton leads a protest march in Bensonhurst Brooklyn over the death of Yusef Hawkins in 1989. Oberlin College founded in 1833. was last modified: August 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Heavyweight Champion, Lennox Lewis ! NBA player, Nate Archibald ! Coach/Sportscaster, John Thompson ! Singer, K-Ci ! Singer, Syleena Johnson ! Musician, Billy Preston ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Jevon Kearse ! NBA player, Damon Stoudamire ! Civil rights lawyer, Charles Hamilton Houston ! You may also like Review – 6lack Gave The Ogden A... November 9, 2017 Carnatic meets rap: TM Krishna, Sofia Ashraf... June 30, 2018 Winners of MOBO Best Soul/R&B plus more... November 21, 2017 The Latest: Fans gather at site of... June 19, 2018 The Weeknd drops new EP 'My Dear... March 31, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Blues Singer, Bobby... January 27, 2019 Sponsors’ pressure mounts on FIFA ahead of... July 24, 2015 The A-List: R&B on Apple Music November 21, 2017 Rapper Gives Fans Who Were Fired For... May 13, 2018 Supreme Court Keeps Trump’s Travel Ban On... June 28, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.