Afro History Today in Afro History ! Ron Brown is elected Chairman of the “Democratic National Committee”, making him the first Afro American to lead a major American political party in 1989 ! written by Marc Alexander February 10, 2020 Ronald Harmon Brown, Secretary of Commerce for President Clinton (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Ron Brown, Secretary of Commerce dies in plane crash in 1996 !Today in Afro History ! Jean-Bertrand Aristide is sworn in as Haiti’s first democratically elected President in 1991 !Today in Afro History! Shirley Chisholm becomes the first Afro American woman elected to U.S. Congress in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Carol Mosley Braun becomes the first Afro American woman elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992 !Today in Afro History ! Author/Activist, Booker T. Washington passes away in 1915.Today in Afro History ! Kofi Annan is elected as the Secretary General of the United Nations in 1996 ! Today in Afro History ! Ron Brown is elected Chairman of the “Democratic National Committee”, making him the first Afro American to lead a major American political party in 1989 ! was last modified: January 31st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Sprinter, Justin Gatlin ! Singer, Roberta Flack ! Opera Singer, Leontyne Price ! NFL player, Orlando Scandrick ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Kelly Rowland ! Singer, Brandy ! NBA player, Ben McLemore ! Singer, D’Angelo ! You may also like Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating... July 30, 2014 Pepperidge Farm recalls more than 3 million... July 24, 2018 Jagr Leads Devils To 2-1 Win Over... December 9, 2014 “Most Interesting Man in the World” moves... March 29, 2016 Warriors save themselves, extend thrilling series, give... May 27, 2018 Trump gears up for meeting with "competitor"... July 12, 2018 NBA says Draymond fouled, had lane violation June 2, 2018 Singer R. Kelly sued for sexual battery,... May 23, 2018 Study Links ADHD To Teens And Their... July 18, 2018 Rosen revises: 3 ‘mistakes’ picked ahead of... April 28, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.