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 Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is a UFO... March 24, 2016 Suns land No. 1 overall pick; Kings,... May 16, 2018 SoulBack (featuring DJ Urban Philosopher) – The... July 23, 2018 10 Rap Songs Overdue for Retirement July 26, 2018 Rapper Ja Rule To Protest City Public... February 20, 2018 The Best Documentaries That Illuminate The History... July 10, 2018 Five questions with: Rasar Amani, MC of... July 7, 2018 Where NFL players and Jerry Jones differ... April 5, 2017 Indiana family and Missouri couple are among... July 21, 2018 Pelton mail: Does LeBron really make his... June 3, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.