About the program:
Why isn't Jackie Robinson seen more as a American civil rights icon, and not just a baseball icon? In Anthony Guerriero's opinion, Jackie Robinson is probably the most important person in the history of our national pastime.
Join us for an in-depth conversation about Jackie Robinson and his legacy not only within the game of baseball, but within the civil rights movement of America.
About the presenter:
This workshop is presented by Anthony Guerriero '92. Anthony received his undergraduate degree in history and secondary education from Salem State. He earned a masters degree in American Studies from UMass in 1997.
His masters thesis was titled: Understanding Jackie Robinson and the Racial Integration of Major League Baseball.
In addition to his work as a public historian, Anthony served as an adjunct history professor at Salem State for 14 years.
This presentation is sponsored by the Salem State University Alumni Association.