Afro History Today in Afro History ! Whites attack Afro American residents in Rosewood Florida, killing eight people in 1923. written by Marc Alexander January 2, 2019 The remains of Sarah Carrier’s house where two blacks and two whites were killed in Rosewood in January 1923 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Rosewood massacre (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Crispus Attucks is the first American to be killed at the Boston Massacre in 1770.Today in Afro History ! Abolitionist, John Brown led a revolt in 1856, which is now known as The Pottawatomie Massacre !Today in Afro History! Shirley Chisholm becomes the first Afro American woman elected to U.S. Congress in 1968 !Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington inducted into The Hall of Fame For Great Americans in 1945 !Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 !Today 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 ! Whites attack Afro American residents in Rosewood Florida, killing eight people in 1923. was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. ! Author/Director, Oscar Micheaux ! Actor, Taye Diggs ! Actress, Erica Hubbard ! NFL player, Calvin Hill ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Race Car Driver, Willy T. Ribbs ! Actress, Nicole Beharie ! Model/Actress, Liya Kebede ! You may also like Wax On: An Interview With Rapper Wax April 9, 2018 Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Video Proves... May 6, 2018 Green’s journey from unemployment to hometown hero April 25, 2018 Pusha T vs. Drake: the long history... May 31, 2018 Boomer & Carton: Mourning Over A Rough... June 10, 2014 Estonian rap sensation Tommy Cash talks Nando's,... April 19, 2018 Celtics not bothered by Lue’s ‘gooning’ remark May 16, 2018 Premiere: Dru Hill Returns For The Holiday... December 21, 2017 CSUB announces R&B singer Miguel will headline... March 20, 2018 Spurs come up empty on road trip,... March 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.