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Events for Thursday August 22, 2019

The Color Line on the Baseball Diamond, Morven Museum & Garden

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Thursday August 22, 2019
6:30 PM

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.

Doors open 6:00 p.m. $10; Free for Friends of Morven

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