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Baseball’s Outsiders: Race and Gender in the Early Years, September 7, 2019

On Saturday, September 7 at 2 pm, join Dr. Leslie Heaphy for an enlightening afternoon highlighting both women’s baseball before 1915 and 19th century black baseball in New Jersey. In the 1890’s daring “bloomer girls” played baseball while the National…

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The Color Line on the Baseball Diamond, August 22, 2019

On Thursday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. (Doors open 6:00 p.m., join historian and film producer Dr. Lawrence Hogan, Negro league’s last team Captain of the Kansas City Monarchs and All Star James Robinson, and poet Kevin Kane for a…

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Smithsonian Curator Weighs in on Cleveland Indians’ Decision to Retire ‘Racist’ Logo

Paul Chaat Smith, one of the curators of “Americans,” a new exhibit at Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is unambiguous in his thoughts about Chief Wahoo, the symbol which, it was recently announced, will be removed from the Cleveland Indians baseball…

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Racial Slurs Shouted At Orioles Player In Boston

This segment describes slurs directed at the Orioles outfielder Adam Jones.  The “progressive city” is still dealing with its racist history.  The Red Sox was the last major league baseball team to desegregate.

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