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 for more information or just click on the link below for a complete list of events courtesy of the AJC.


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