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Diversity Film Series Highlights Negro League Baseball
Documentary, Lecture Planned for Feb. 23
Just in time for Spring Training, Negro League baseball will be the February focus of the Peoria Diversity Committee’s free, monthly “Paving the Way” film series. February’s film is the documentary “Only the Ball Was White.” It will be followed by a lecture from Raymond Doswell, interim president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. The program will be Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. in the Willow Room of the Peoria Main Library.