Ashes to Ashes

Ashes to Ashes

It’s been over a century since Slavery was abolished in the United States by President Abraham Lincoln near the end of his term of presidency. Although the horrific beatings and lynching that slaves faced was over, there were still lost family and loved ones that...
Jackie Robinson at Springfield College

Jackie Robinson at Springfield College

On August 16, 1962, not even a month after getting inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson was the keynote speaker for an event at Springfield College. Baseball writer and Springfield College Professor Marty Dobrow sat down...
Duke Goldman on Monte Irvin

Duke Goldman on Monte Irvin

To continue the theme of February’s Black History Month, Baseball historian and writer Duke Goldman appears on the show to talk about Monte Irvin—a talented African-American baseball player—the struggles he faced at the time he played, and his accomplishments in the...
Underground Railroad

Underground Railroad

Current Director of Springfield Museums LuJuana Hood, Former Director Joe Carvalho, and Republican Executive Editor Wayne Phaneuf sit down with Carolee to discuss the history of slavery in Western Mass, the Fugitive Slave Act, and John Brown’s Springfield League of...

Negro Baseball Leagues

Former UMass Marketing Professor Doron “Duke” Goldman discusses his research on the Negro leagues and the integration of Major League Baseball.   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151268297388693&l=63ed2f55fc  ...

Author Rich Michelson

Author Rich Michelson of Northampton and the Michelson Galleries discusses his new book,TWICE AS GOOD: The story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African-American....