Afro History Today in Afro History ! Ron Brown, Secretary of Commerce dies in plane crash in 1996 ! written by Marc Alexander April 3, 2019 Ronald Harmon Brown, Secretary of Commerce for President Clinton (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com Related PostsToday 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 !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter, Clifford Brown passes away in 1956.Today in Afro History ! Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe passes away in 1993.Today in Afro History ! Spelman College founded in 1881 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Rodney King is beaten by police and caught on video in 1991. Today in Afro History ! Ron Brown, Secretary of Commerce dies in plane crash in 1996 ! was last modified: April 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Eddie Murphy ! Singer, Kelly Price ! NFL player, Kam Chancellor ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Poet/Author, Maya Angelou ! Singer, Jill Scott ! NBA player Ben Gordon ! Blues Musician, Muddy Waters ! MLB player, Cameron Maybin ! You may also like Kris Wu Drops Patriotic Single “Chinese Soul”... July 12, 2018 PWD to start in-house designing of bridges:... December 23, 2017 Kendrick Lamar, Black Language and What White... May 24, 2018 LeBron forecast: Next team, more titles and... March 20, 2018 Pennsylvania Mom Accused Of Killing Infant Son... July 16, 2018 New Seahawks offensive coordinator will mean a... January 11, 2018 Jimmy Butler’s absence creates opportunity for young... March 2, 2018 Childish Gambino Does A "Voodoo Dance" In... May 8, 2018 Arcade Fire, Daniel Caesar and Gord Downie... June 14, 2018 Khalid Reflects on His 'Whirlwind' 2017 &... December 18, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.