- 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 !
- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is a new dad
- Today in Afro History ! The murderer of civil rights activist Medgar Evers is finally convicted over thirty years later in 1994. Bob Douglas becomes the first Afro American inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1972 !
- 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 ! Activist Steve Biko is arrested by South African police in 1977. He would later die from injuries suffered during his arrest. South Africa is banned from 1964 Olympics because of apartheid.
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