The Color Line on the Baseball Diamond

Date/Time

August 22, 2019
06:00 PM until 08:30 PM

Description

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

Cost

$10; Free for Friends of Morven

Location

View map Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ

Additional Information

Sponsor

New Jersey Council for the Humanities

Phone

609-924-8144

Contact name

Debi Lampert-Rudman

Contact email

info@morven.org

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