Afro History Today in Afro History ! Sugar Ray Robinson wins his Fifth World Championship Title in 1958 ! written by Marc Alexander March 25, 2020 English: American boxer Sugar Ray Robinson (1921-1989) being held aloft by other boxers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com By New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer: Orlando Fernandez Related PostsToday in Afro History ! John Thompson becomes the first Afro American Head Coach to win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship in 1984 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes first Afro American to qualify for the U.S. Davis Cup in 1963 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American to win the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Matthew A. Henson served as navigator to a small group of explorers that were the first to reach the North Pole in 1909 !Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 ! Today in Afro History ! Sugar Ray Robinson wins his Fifth World Championship Title in 1958 ! was last modified: February 28th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Aretha Franklin ! NBA player/Coach, Avery Johnson ! NBA player, Kyle Lowry ! Actor, Haywood Nelson ! WNBA player, Sheryl Swoopes ! Actor, Laz Alonzo ! Actress, Lark Voorhies ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Diana Ross ! Singer, Teddy Pendergrass ! NFL player, Marcus Allen ! NFL player, Von Miller ! Jazz Saxophonist, James Moody ! You may also like Kyrie: Celtics’ youngsters playing like vets May 3, 2018 Passenger describes lava bomb crashing through Hawaii... July 17, 2018 Drake Ties The Game For Most No.... July 13, 2018 Man who berated woman over Puerto Rico... July 12, 2018 Will Smith Talks New Music, 20 Years... July 4, 2018 Michael Bolton is touring with an orchestra... June 2, 2018 Package Thief In Highland Caught On Video December 2, 2014 Celtics unfazed by poor playoff road record May 17, 2018 'Complete road projects on time for dev... June 19, 2018 'Tha Carter III' Turns 10: Lil Wayne's... June 10, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.