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, 2020 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 ! The first Selma to Montgomery March takes place on this day in 1965. It was later nicknamed ” Bloody Sunday “.Today in Afro History ! John Coltrane passes away in 1967 ! Today in Afro History ! Whites attack Afro American residents in Rosewood Florida, killing eight people in 1923. was last modified: January 2nd, 2020 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 Spotify removes R. Kelly's music from playlists... May 10, 2018 R Kelly pulled from Spotify playlists after... May 11, 2018 Police Apprehend Woman Who Escaped Custody In... March 9, 2015 1 Killed After Car Flips Over On... July 11, 2018 UK’s Labour Party says it won’t try... May 24, 2015 7/15: CBS Evening News July 16, 2018 Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $522M... July 25, 2018 Woman charged in death of baby blamed... July 16, 2018 15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed To Death, 2 Others... July 14, 2018 Student Riding Bus to Graduation Rewarded with... May 30, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.