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, 2019 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 ! Dr. Mae Carol Jemison becomes the first Afro American woman in space in 1992 ! Anti-Aparthied activist Steve Biko dies while in police custody in 1977.Today in Afro History ! Josephine Baker passes away in 1975.Today in Afro History ! Bernard A. Harris Jr. becomes the first Afro American to walk in space in 1995 ! 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, 2019 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 Lakers’ Ball had PRP shot; off court... June 12, 2018 Source: Goodell ordered to testify in Rice... October 23, 2014 Annapolis shooting suspect not cooperating with investigators June 29, 2018 Campaign aims to preserve more than 5,500... July 24, 2018 Lowe: Grizzlies suddenly have no identity, and... December 12, 2017 Exclusive Music Video Premiere: “Clearer” – Stunning... November 3, 2017 Grammy Award-winning R&B veterans All-4-One singing with... July 9, 2018 What a Kanye West-Kid Cudi Joint Album... April 30, 2018 Bellinger Slams Sinking Mets As Dodgers Win,... June 23, 2018 Celebrities slam Kanye West's Trump tweets, reportedly... April 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.