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 Manziel sits in Tiger-Cats’ CFL opening loss June 17, 2018 DDC Poonch conducts inspection of developmental works April 21, 2018 Essayist Roger Rosenblatt on Trump’s family separation... June 24, 2018 2/22/2018 Power Hour 2.5 ( R&B Show) February 22, 2018 Former LAPD Cadets Who Stole Cruisers For... July 27, 2018 Brampton's Alessia Cara grabs two Juno nominations February 6, 2018 Pelicans’ Davis: We know we can beat... April 28, 2018 Mike Jones Thinks Quavo Raps Like Him,... May 19, 2018 What can the Celtics trade for Kawhi... June 18, 2018 #DXCLUSIVE: Azure Teams With IAMSU! For New... June 6, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.