Minnie appearing to discuss race and sports THIS SUNDAY 2/19 prior to Jackie Robinson related play
from the link:
WHO’S IN THE GAME?: RACE AND SPORTS, THEN AND NOW
Minnie Miñoso—a.k.a. Mr. White Sox, who in 1951 became the first black player on the team’s roster—joins in a public discussion on the relationship of race and pro sports.
The talk precedes the closing-night performance of Lookingglass Theatre’s Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting, a play about Jackie Robinson’s historic rise to the big leagues.
GO: 2/19 at 4:30. Free
($20–$68 for theatre tickets).
Lookingglass Theatre Company, 821 N Michigan. lookingglasstheatre.org