ATLANTA (WAOK)- It’s the big Civil Rights baseball weekend at Turner Field. Legendary baseball king Hank Aaron will be honored for his career.
Earlier this week Hank Aaron spoke with Frank & Wanda about how race and baseball related to each other during his career.
Some events happening in connection with the Civil Rights weekend include:
Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree will moderate a roundtable discussion, “Baseball and the Civil Rights Movement,” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Also this weekend, the Beacon Awards at the Omni Hotel and much more. Go to www.mlb.com/civilrightsgame for more information or just click on the link below for a complete list of events courtesy of the AJC.