Afro History Today in Afro History ! The Sudanese Parliament approves referendum on the independence of South Sudan in 2009 ! written by Marc Alexander December 29, 2018 English: Map of South Sudan (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: A village in South Sudan (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Satellite image of South Sudan, from maplibrary.org (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “USAID-funded Southern Sudan Interactive Radio Instruction project” by Karl Grobl/Education Development Center Inc. Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Senegal breaks from The Mali Federation, declaring it’s independence in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Battle of Vertieres is fought during the Haitian Revolution in 1803 !Today in Afro History ! Haiti revolts against France, lead by Toussaint Louverture in 1794 !Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Central African Republic declares independence from France in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The “Soweto Uprising”. A non-violent march of over 10,000 students in Soweto, South Africa, turns violent when police open fire on the crowd in 1976. Kenneth A. Gibson becomes first Afro American Mayor of Newark in 1970 ! Today in Afro History ! The Sudanese Parliament approves referendum on the independence of South Sudan in 2009 ! was last modified: November 30th, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Former L.A. Mayor, Thomas Bradley ! Actor, Mekhi Phifer ! Hurdler/Sprinter, Angelo Taylor ! NFL player, Eric Berry ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Lebron James ! Golfer, Tiger Woods ! Actress, Sheryl Lee Ralph ! Boxer, Laila Ali ! Musician, Bo Diddley ! Singer/actor, Tyrese Gibson ! NBA player, Kenyon Martin ! You may also like Album Of The Week: Miguel War &... November 28, 2017 'Independent artists can do everything that major... May 15, 2018 Former Bush doctor killed on bike was... July 27, 2018 How Jimmy Garoppolo changed the 49ers’ plans... April 9, 2018 NFL conference title ratings down 8 percent January 23, 2018 Family, Teachers Protest Alleged DCFS Inaction Following... July 3, 2018 Twin sisters in opposing parties run for... July 26, 2018 April the giraffe is pregnant again, zoo... July 25, 2018 Inside The Music Of Scandal: Reframing The... April 19, 2018 Playboi Carti's 'Die Lit' Is Great, You're... May 14, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.