- Today in Afro History ! The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is adopted in 1870, which prohibits the denying of any citizen the right to vote based on race or color !
- Today in Afro History ! Hank Aaron breaks home run record in 1974 !
- Today in Afro History ! Hank Aaron becomes the 2nd MLB player to hit 700 Home Runs in 1973 ! “The New Orleans Tribune ” becomes the first afro daily newspaper published in 1864 !
- Today in Afro History ! Jackie Robinson breaks baseball’s color barrier in 1945 ! Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman in 1974.
- Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985 !
- Today in Afro History ! MLB Hall of Famer, Lou Brock has his 700th career stolen base in 1974 !
Today in Afro History ! Willie Mays hits his 500th career Home Run in 1965 ! Tupac Shakur dies in 1996. was last modified: August 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander