Artwork courtesy of Kadir Nelson

The interviews found here were conducted for the upcoming documentary “A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation.” A collaboration between Historian’s Eye creator Matthew Jacobson and award-winning filmmakers Gaspar Gonz├ílez and Brett O’Bourke, the project has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. To learn more about the “A Long Way From Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation” film, visit

Artwork courtesy of Kadir Nelson.

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