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Black History Film Series:
There Was Always Sun Shining Someplace

Vintage baseball glove, ball, and cleats.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library: Jackson Branch

2 Jackson Drive
Jackson, NJ 08527

Ocean County Library

Event Description

Featuring interviews with Hall of Famer Satchel Paige and recollections of former Negro Leaguers, this documentary features rare footage of the players traveling in the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America.

Watch as this film details the relationship between baseball and gangsters, while shedding new and unexpected light on the integration of the major leagues.

Registration is recommended.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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