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The Rise and Fall of the Negro League Baseball 

When: Sat., Aug. 11, 4 p.m. 2012
Price: Free
In recognition of Major League Baseball's 2012 Civil Rights Game Weekend, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host The Rise and Fall of Negro League Baseball, a forum on the historical legacy of Negro League Baseball and its impact on contemporary U.S. sports. Panelists: James "Red" Moore (Atlanta Black Crackers); Lawrence "Pop" Williams (Kansas City Monarchs); historian Nasir Muhammad, Black Mecca of the South Tours; Terence Moore ( columnist); Greg White (historian of Negro League Baseball); & Calvin Alexander Ramsey(author and playwright). Dr. Stephane Dunn, Co-Director of CTEMS (Cinema, Television & Emerging Media Studies) at Morehouse College will moderate.


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