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Woke Barber

The Old Redhead Red Barber was a legendary baseball announcer for radio and television, who worked for three major league teams: the Reds, Dodgers and Yankees. Some years after his sports broadcast career, Barber enjoyed renewed fame as a regular … Continue reading

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Royal

When I was a sophomore in  (the former “white”) high school, my father shared a conversation he’d had at the local hospital, where he worked as a nurse. He had  been told that Jackie Robinson had made his professional debut … Continue reading

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