- Today in Afro History ! George Coleman Poage becomes the first Afro American to win a medal in an Olympic Games. He won two bronze medals in the 1904 Olympics !
- Today in Afro History ! Thomas Mundy Peterson becomes the first Afro American to vote because of the 15th Amendment in 1870 !
- Today in Afro History ! Jackie Joyner-Kersee breaks record in the heptathlon with 7161 points in 1986 !
- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is a new dad
- 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 !
- Today in Afro History ! Speed Skater, Shani Davis becomes the first Afro athlete to win an individual gold medal in the Winter Olympics in 2006 !
Today n Afro History ! Bob Beamon breaks the world long jump record at the 1968 Olympics. which remained unbroken for 22 years ! was last modified: September 30th, 2019 by Marc Alexander