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 ! John Woodruff wins Gold Medal in the 800m run, at the 1936 Olympic Games !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 1937 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 Steelers bet big on James Conner after... May 25, 2018 Fight or flight? Warriors hope start of... April 14, 2018 Lykke Li – 'So Sad So Sexy'... June 6, 2018 KUBE 93.3, Seattle's longtime hip-hop station, is... May 4, 2018 What Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer Means for Hip-Hop April 17, 2018 Father Drops Two New Songs “We Had... July 13, 2018 "CBS Evening News" headlines for Saturday, July... July 21, 2018 16WKMusicDayCandicePillayjpg June 15, 2018 ‘I Hope It Wasn’t A Hate Crime’:... June 24, 2018 SoMo @ The Metro (3/1) December 19, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.