Afro History Today in Afro History ! William H. Hastie, becomes the first Afro American judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 1949 ! written by Marc Alexander October 15, 2019 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) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! William H. Hastie becomes the first Afro American Governor of The U.S. Virgin Islands in 1946 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall becomes the first Afro American Supreme Court Justice in 1967 ! Guion Bluford becomes the first Afro American in space in 1983 !Today in Afro History ! Sgt. William H. Carney becomes first Afro American to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1900 !Today in Afro History ! The Post- Apartheid South African Government/ANC, takes control of the Ciskei homeland in 1994 !Today in Afro History ! Basutoland, which was renamed” The Kingdom of Lesotho”, gains independence from The United Kingdom in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! Joseph H. Rainey becomes the first Afro American in The House of Representatives in 1870 ! Today in Afro History ! William H. Hastie, becomes the first Afro American judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 1949 ! was last modified: September 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Keyshia Cole ! Singer, Ginuwine ! Singer, Eric Benet ! NBA player, Arron Afflalo ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jazz Trumpeter, Roy Hargrove ! NFL player, Kordell Stewart ! NBA player, Manute Bol ! Actress, Kim Wayans ! Actress, Terri J. Vaughn ! You may also like LB Ware ‘like a new man’ after... February 3, 2017 DAYTONA: A Review of Pusha T's Newest... June 2, 2018 Duke VP Gets Student Coffee Workers Fired... May 9, 2018 NBA playoff MVPs: Ranking the 10 best... May 30, 2018 Holness tells challengers: The door is open,... November 18, 2013 Rockets unlikely to have Paul for OKC... December 24, 2017 Chance The Rapper Could Release New Music... July 17, 2018 FULL LIST: Simi, Davido, Wizkid emerge big... May 6, 2018 Fight the Power: On Main Street Public... July 2, 2018 Debut album of female rapper diverges from... April 19, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.