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How the Negro Leagues Changed the Game….and America Too!

Apr 22, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join CHS and their guest Bob Kendrick, President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, to learn about baseball and civil rights. The discussion will provide an overview of the history of the Negro Leagues and its great stars. It will also shed light on how America’s unsung baseball heroes (including longtime Connectican Jackie Robinson) would help usher in the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
$6 for CHS members, $10 for non-members. Event will be streamed live on Crowdcast. You can register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/how-the-negro-leagues/register . Questions? Email Natalie Belanger, Adult Programs Manager, at natalie_belanger@chs.org.
About The Speaker:
Bob Kendrick was named President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) in March 2011. Founded in 1990, the NLBM is the world’s only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African-American baseball and its profound impact on the social advancement of America.

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Date:
Thursday, April 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Virtual Event
Hartford, CT United States

Organizer

Connecticut Historical Society
Phone:
(860) 236-5621
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