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Meet The Author

Dr. Bill Young

J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs – Trailblazers in Black Baseball

Wilkinson was the white owner and founder of the famed Kansa City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues.  Dr. Young will discuss Wilkinson’s impact on the game, race relations, and the Kansas City’s team’s place in history.



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