Afro History Today in Afro History ! Ron Brown, Secretary of Commerce dies in plane crash in 1996 ! written by Marc Alexander April 3, 2020 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: March 27th, 2020 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 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Rapper, Jay-Z !... December 4, 2019 J.J. Watt Donated $10,000 To Family Of... July 12, 2018 NFL Census: Finding the league’s biggest outliers May 30, 2018 Hpnotiq Partners With Hip-Hop Icons The LOX... July 12, 2018 George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic to play... April 20, 2018 Video of a close call brings new... July 20, 2018 Milwaukee Brewers pitcher receives ovation as he... July 22, 2018 Thai Navy SEAL Commander Says Time Running... July 6, 2018 7/22: Lindsey Graham, John Kerry, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez July 22, 2018 Cavaliers to stick with Green during playoffs April 6, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.