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This Day in Black History: July 7, 1906
Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball star Leroy "Satchel" Paige was born in Mobile, Alabama, on ...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 9, 1971
On Feb. 9, 1971, pitcher Leroy "Satchel" Paige became the first Negro League veteran to be nominate...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 9, 1906
Poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar dies in Dayton, Ohio. Also, Leroy “Satchel” Paige nominated to Baseball H...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 3, 1920
The Negro National League was founded....


Commentary: How Integration Killed the Black Baseball Fan
While desegregation has been a plus, it has made baseball and its history an afterthought....


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


Commentary: Little Leaguers Pay High Price for Coach's Decision
Decision to game the system costs Black boys their U.S. championship....


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