Ludacris, DJ Khaled and Jermaine Dupri Perform at MLB’s Civil Rights Game: Photos

Ludacris provided Major League Baseball and the Atlanta Braves with a dose of hip-hop during his performance after the Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in the Civil Rights Game on Saturday, May 14. For the first hip-hop concert at the Braves’ Turner Field, Ludacris, backed by a three-man band and a deejay, performed an hour’s […]

Baseball and the Civil Rights Movement: Community Leaders Converge at Ebenezer

The Civil Rights movement played a major role in the integration of baseball. Thirteen years before the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965, Jackie Robinson became the first black baseball player to integrate Major League Baseball. During this weekend’s annual MLB Civil Rights Game, several community leaders spoke about the race issues in America […]

MLB’s Civil Rights Game Week Will Feature Ciara, DJ Khaled, Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris

Major League Baseball (MLB) is celebrating its fifth annual Civil Rights Game week, paying tribute to civil rights pioneers at Atlanta’s Turner Field. The highly anticipated four-day series of activities runs May 12-15, leading up to the game where the city’s home team, the Braves, play the Philadelphia Phillies. “The city of Atlanta was a […]