Talks at the Schomburg: If It Ain't Got That Swing
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
If It Ain’t Got That Swing: Black Baseball and Music in the Jim Crow Era explores connections between black music and black baseball and takes us into a variety of venues where Black music and Black baseball intersected. Guest speakers include Negro Leaguer Jim Robinson, Dr. Larry Hogan, Union County College and Dr. Robert Cvornyek, Rhode Island College. The program will include live music by the Bill Saxton Trio.
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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