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The Color Line on the Baseball Diamond

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$10

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 multifaceted presentation on the complex relationships in “Blackball” during America’s era of segregation. Included are clips from Dr. Hogan’s documentary Before You Can Say Jackie Robinson: Black Baseball in New Jersey and America and Kevin Kane’s rendition of his original poem “K.C. at the Bat,” a black version of the iconic “Casey at the Bat.”

Ticket includes same-day museum admission. The museum will remain open until 6:00 p.m.

This program is funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

For more information contact Morven’s Curator of Education and Public Programs at 609.924.8144 ext. 106 or at dlampertrudman@morven.org

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-color-line-on-the-baseball-diamond-tickets-61499705274

Venue

Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ United States

Organizer

Morven Museum & Garden
Phone:
609-924-8144
Email:
info@morven.org
Website:
morven.org