Afro History Today in Afro History ! William H. Hastie becomes the first Afro American Governor of The U.S. Virgin Islands in 1946 ! written by Marc Alexander May 7, 2020 William H. Hastie was the first African American appointed to a United States Court of Appeals, the Third Circuit. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HON. WILLIAM H. HASTIE – CHAMPION OF JUSTICE – NARA – 535685 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Judge William H. Hastie, dean of the Howard University Law School, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, ca. 1941 – NARA – 535835 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! William H. Hastie becomes the first Afro American Governor of The U.S. Virgin Islands in 1946 ! was last modified: May 1st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Thelma Houston ! NBA player, Shawn Marion ! NFL player, Earl Thomas ! NFL player, Rueben Randle ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Kemba Walker ! NFL player, Ronnie Lott ! NFL Coach, Lovie Smith ! Boxer, Sonny Liston ! Blues guitarist, Robert Johnson ! Poet, Phillis Wheatley ! You may also like 3 Syringes Found At Park Playground In... July 20, 2018 Why Cardinals rookie Josh Rosen is always... May 7, 2018 Love To Sleep? Mattress Firm Seeks A... July 16, 2018 Nancy Sinatra Sr., Frank Sinatra’s First Wife,... July 14, 2018 Leon Bridges: Good Thing Review May 2, 2018 An 'intriguing' class of QBs beyond Carson... March 3, 2016 Cardi B Becomes First Female Rapper With... July 2, 2018 Celtics’ Hayward has plates, screws removed May 31, 2018 Barnwell: Should the Giants really draft Saquon... April 23, 2018 Numbers always lie: A look at the... June 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.