Afro History Today in Afro History ! Singer/Actor/Athlete/Activist, Paul Robeson passes away in 1976. written by Marc Alexander January 23, 2020 Cap and Skull society members Class of 1919; Paul Robeson at far left. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Paul Robeson, world famous Negro baritone, leading Moore Shipyard (Oakland, CA) workers in singing the Star Spangled Ba – NARA – 535874 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Scene in O’Neill’s All God’s Chillun’ Got Wings in which Paul Robeson kissed Mary Blair’s hand and created a national uproar. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Unknown – College Football Hall of Fame, PD-US, Paul Robeson By Gordon Parks, Office of War Information; Related PostsPilot killed in Hudson River small plane crashToday in Afro History ! Jupiter Hammon, who was a slave in New York, publishes “An Evening Thought” in 1760, which is the first work by an Afro American to be published in the U.S.Today in Afro History ! National Negro Business League is founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900 !Today in Afro History ! Robert S. Abbott publishes Chicago’s first Afro newspaper “The Chicago Defender” in 1905 ! Moneta Sleet wins Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1969 !Today in Afro History ! The Pennsylvania Abolition Society ( the first abolition society) founded by Anthony Benezet and others in 1775 !Today in Afro History ! Muhammad Ali is stripped of title for refusing to be drafted into Vietnam War in 1967 ! Samuel Lee Gravely becomes first Afro admiral in U.S. Navy ! Today in Afro History ! Singer/Actor/Athlete/Activist, Paul Robeson passes away in 1976. was last modified: January 1st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Editor/Journalist, Susan L. Taylor ! Author, Derek Walcott ! NBA player, Larry Hughes ! Singer, Anita Pointer ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Aaron Neville ! Model/Actress Kenya Moore ! Actress, Tatyana Ali ! You may also like Remains Of Mountain Lion Known As P-55... July 25, 2018 MLB star Josh Hader apologizes for racist,... July 18, 2018 Keyshia Cole headlining R&B Divas event at... April 5, 2018 Sixers beat Atlanta for 15th consecutive win April 11, 2018 Boys’ Crawford: Madden image unacceptable July 23, 2018 Steelers cut Wilcox after drafting two safeties April 30, 2018 Janelle Monáe Comes Out as Pansexul: 10... April 26, 2018 Getting to know HER and the music November 13, 2018 NFL gets federal approval to film with... September 24, 2015 Repairs Underway After Partial LIRR Derailment At... July 22, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.