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, 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 judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 1949 ! was last modified: October 5th, 2020 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 Hwanhee of Fly to the Sky to... May 20, 2018 Pamela's Kitchen: Klove Chef, Alexa and Global... July 17, 2018 Woman Claims Telepathy Helped Get Napping Cougar... July 25, 2018 Lions WR Anquan Boldin moves into top... December 11, 2016 Six nurses in same hospital unit find... July 19, 2018 Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving Pens Emotional Kehlani... June 16, 2018 Trump names EU as a "foe" ahead... July 15, 2018 Soul Queen Irma Thomas Becomes A Doctor May 29, 2018 Targeted Curry calls for more discipline on... May 17, 2018 Watch DJ Khaled and Asahd Face Off... July 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.