Tag: Segregation

Negro Leagues, MLB

100 Years Later, MLB Elevates Negro Leagues to Major League Status

Major League Baseball has righted a generations-old wrong this week by elevating the Negro Leagues to MLB status. This inclusion will allow for 3,400 Black players from seven leagues that formed due to segregation and had operated between 1920 and 1948 to receive newfound recognition in a number of ways,…