Rise and Fall of Negro League Baseball

In tribute to those African American athletes who fought on and off the field for equal rights for all Americans, this event will be a community forum on the historical legacy of Negro League Baseball and its impact on contemporary sports in the United States. Panelists for this discussion will include former Negro League players, author James A. Riley and historian Nasir Muhammad of Black Mecca of the South Tours. There will be an autograph session after the presentation.

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 2:00 pm   FREE
Roswell Regional Branch – Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
115 Norcross St, Roswell, GA   770.640.3075
blackmeccatours@yahoo.com

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About brothernasir

Nasir Muhammad is a historian and researcher, specializing in African American history and educational event planning. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida A & M University. Mr. Muhammad has written and lectured about Morehouse College history, Curt Flood, Theodore “Tiger” Flowers and David T. Howard, among others. He is at work on the book project, The Colored Undertaker: The Life and Legacy of David Tobias Howard. Mr. Muhammad works in collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research Library and other educational organizations to develop public presentations and information that highlight Atlanta and African American history. He has also designed a tour that highlights the neglected aspects of this history.
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