Duquesne Partners with Pittsburgh Pirates for Presentation on Negro League Baseball

Duquesne University's Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Pirates, will host Long Live Their Legacy: A Presentation on Negro League Baseball, as part of its Black History Month celebration.

Joel Gray, community outreach coordinator for the Pirates, will present as part of the team's Black History Month initiative to educate surrounding communities on Negro League Baseball, its ties to Pittsburgh and its influence on today's game.

When: Thursday, Feb. 8, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Where: Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Power Center, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.

Information: This event is free and open to the public. Media are asked to RSVP and arrange parking by calling Emily Stock from the Office of Marketing and Communications at 412.396.1317/cell 412.277.9273.

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