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Dr. Greg Carr - Jackie Robinson and The Destruction of The Negro Leagues

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Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Thurs. April 14th, 10pm-12midnight EST (7pm – 9pm PST) with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  Dr. Greg Carr, Chair of The Afro American Studies Dept., “Jackie Robinson, The Color Barrier and The Destruction of The Negro Baseball Leagues”.  We took an in depth, complex look at the impact that Jackie Robinson and others had on the Negro Baseball Leagues when they decided to play in the Major Leagues and how this led to the destruction of one of the biggest African American owned industries in the country. 

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