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Before 42
  • Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater and Online

Join us for a panel discussion featuring Bob Kendrick, President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, and Reverend Ray C. Mackey III, Board Chair of the Biz Mackey Family Foundation, author, and grandnephew of Hall of Fame catcher James Raleigh, “Biz” Mackey, as they discuss the story and history of integration and the baseball greats who led the way for Jackie Robinson’s historic career. The conversation will be moderated by Clinton Yates, columnist, television commentator and host for ESPN. Opening remarks will be provided by U.S. Representative James Clyburn (D-SC).

Presented in partnership with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. 

All American: The Power of Sports and programs presented in conjunction with the exhibit are made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of AT&T, AARP, and Mars, Incorporated. Additional support provided by HISTORY® and the Lawrence F. O’Brien Family.