Afro History Today in Afro History ! Tommie Smith and John Carlos perform the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics ! The Million Man March on Washington in 1995 ! written by Marc Alexander October 16, 2019 Million man march, Washington DC, 1995 – great manifestation organised by Nation of Islam (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Tommie Smith and John Carlos Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Frederick Douglas’ home in Washington D.C. is declared a national shrine in 1922 !Today in Afro History ! John Woodruff wins Gold Medal in the 800m run, at the 1936 Olympic Games !Today in Afro History ! Washington D.C. abolishes slavery in 1862 ! ( The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act).Today in Afro History ! Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 !Today in Afro History ! Roy Wilkins becomes Executive Director of the NAACP in 1965 !Today in Afro History ! Four Afro American students “The Greensboro Four” , stage the first sit-in protest at a lunch counter in Greensboro N.C. in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! Tommie Smith and John Carlos perform the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics ! The Million Man March on Washington in 1995 ! was last modified: September 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jazz Trumpeter, Roy Hargrove ! NFL player, Kordell Stewart ! NBA player, Manute Bol ! Actress, Kim Wayans ! Actress, Terri J. Vaughn ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Reggae Singer, Ziggy Marley ! Hip Hop Artist, Wyclef Jean ! Female Astronaut, Dr. Mae Jemison ! Actress, Sharon Leal ! Poet, Jupiter Hammon ! You may also like Guns and bail money April 9, 2018 7 Breakout Musicians Who Will Dominate Your... July 2, 2018 Back To Business On Liberty Island One... July 5, 2018 The Latest: Rapper Meek Mill rings bell... April 25, 2018 Dilapidated roads irk Parimpora residents December 29, 2017 Better infrastructure gateway to development : Choudhary... March 11, 2018 REVIEW: J. Cole's 'KOD' reveals insights on... April 23, 2018 Medical evaluations of boys rescued from Thai... July 10, 2018 Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana despite bitter... June 27, 2018 Pianist George Winston to perform benefit concert February 22, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.