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South Florida Black History Celebration

On August 16th, the Miami Marlins celebrated Black History in South Florida as part of Major league Baseball’s recognition of the Negro Leagues’ 100th Anniversary.

Programming featured important conversations with prominent figures within the South Florida Black community and a Marlins and Negro Leagues focused Trivia Challenge with representatives from several minority owned businesses.

Speakers:

  • Bob Kendrick: President, Negro League Baseball Museum
  • Mike Shaw: Vice President Head of Experience and Innovation, Miami Marlins
  • Germaine Smith-Baugh: President & CEO, Urban League of Broward County
  • Ernest T. Jones: Athletic Director, Florida Memorial University