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 ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American to win the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 1975 !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 male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !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 ! Aretha Franklin records ” Respect ” in 1967 ! Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta in Middleweight title fight in 1951 !Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes the first Afro American woman to win a major tennis title by winning the French Open in 1956 ! 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 Tourism, BPO sectors survive negative image cast... August 7, 2015 Body cam footage released in Chicago police... July 16, 2018 Premiere: ABISHA Unveils Effortless Visuals For "Project... June 4, 2018 Jay Rock June 18, 2018 Arkansas State Fair announces concert lineup July 9, 2018 President Obama visits annual Congressional Baseball Game June 12, 2015 ‘Wally,’ Goat Abandoned At Secaucus Walmart, Now... July 20, 2018 The 'Ex-Factor': How Drake, Cardi B &... April 7, 2018 With Dez Bryant gone, how high are... April 16, 2018 Finding The GOAT Group: Run-DMC vs. Grandmaster... July 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.