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This Day in Black History: Oct. 30, 1945
Jackie Robinson breaks baseball color barrier with Brooklyn Dodgers contract on Oct. 30, 1945....


This Day in Black History: July 26, 1998
Larry Doby and Joe Rogan were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 1998....


Commentary: Why the Negro Leagues’ Hall of Game Matters
Dave Winfield, Joe Morgan, Lou Brock, Roberto Clemente enter shrine in a salute to Black baseball....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 3, 1920
The Negro Baseball League celebrates its 86th anniversary on Feb. 3, 1920....


This Day in Black History: May 2, 1920
The Negro National League, the first financially successful all-black baseball league, held its fir...


This Day in Black History: July 23, 1962
Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 23, 1962....


Negro Leagues Baseball Featured on New Stamps
U.S. Postal service celebrates Negro Leagues....


Forgotten Negro Leaguers Honored at the Grave
Forgotten Negro Leaguers honored at the grave....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 13, 1920
Andrew "Rube" Foster organizes the first African-American baseball league, the Negro National Leagu...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 31, 1919
Legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in the major leagues,...


Buck O'Neil
John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, the first Black coach in Major League Baseball, finally got acknowledged...


Bloody Sunday Bridge Is Now an Historical Landmark
Edmund Pettus Bridge has been added to National Register of Historic Places....


3rd Bass Rapper Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud
Peter "Prime Minister Pete Nice" Nash accused of not paying New York state taxes in 2009, 2010 and ...


Emory University Highlights African-Americans in Sports
Emory builds art collection of African-Americans in sports....


Mostly White Private School Hires First Black Leader
A mostly White private school in North Carolina makes history by hiring its first Black leader....


Pa. Exhibit Showcases Legendary Black Photographer
For more than 40 years, Charles "Teenie" Harris — as lead photographer of the influential Pittsburg...