• Symposium event begins at 10:00 a.m. with Welcome address by Wayne County CEO Warren Evans

  • “Why the Negro Leagues Still Matter” address by Gary Gillette and Karen Hudson Samuels

  • Moderated panel discussion live-streamed via ZOOM from the Detroit Historical Museum's DeRoy Auditorium. Panel will begin at 10:20 a.m. and last one hour (no on-site audience)


  • ZOOM registration begins at 9:30 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • Ten pre-recorded presentations about the Detroit Stars, the Negro Baseball Leagues, and related subjects will be posted online for free viewing after the panel discussion ends.​


  • Self-driving tour of historic Negro League sites in Detroit will begin at 1:00 in the afternoon on September 24. Maps and MP3 audio files for the tour will be available for download beforehand

  • Tour materials will be posted on the Web afterward for self-guided tours of these historic Negro Leagues sites

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