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- Today in Afro History ! The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is adopted in 1870, which prohibits the denying of any citizen the right to vote based on race or color !
- Today in Afro History ! The Montgomery Bus Boycott begins in 1955 !
- Today in Afro History ! Bishop Desmond Tutu defies apartheid laws by walking on a whites only beach in 1989 ! Renaldo “Skeets” Nehemiah breaks world record in the 110m hurdles and becomes the first ever to run it under 13 seconds in 1981 !
- Today in Afro History ! The Republic of the Congo gains independence from France in 1960 !
- Today in Afro History ! Haiti revolts against France, lead by Toussaint Louverture in 1794 !
- Today in Afro History ! Josephine Baker passes away in 1975.
Today in Afro History ! The Ivory Coast becomes a protectorate of France in 1889. was last modified: December 31st, 2017 by Marc Alexander