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Bergenfield Library Presents Jackie Robinson Talk

Jackie Robinson will be discussed Feb. 23 in the Bergenfield Library as part of a program about "the color line" in Major League Baseball in New Jersey and the United States.
Jackie Robinson will be discussed Feb. 23 in the Bergenfield Library as part of a program about "the color line" in Major League Baseball in New Jersey and the United States. Photo Credit: History.com

BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- The Bergenfield Public Library is holding a special program, “Before You Can Say Jackie Robinson: Black Baseball in the U.S. and N.J. in the Era of the Color Line.”

The program, which is free and open to the public, will be Feb. 23 at 10:30 a.m. featuring Lawrence Hogan, Ph.D. as guest speaker.

Hogan is professor emeritus of history at Union County Community College. The presentation is in conjunction with National African-American History Month.

This is a public program funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey State Council for the Humanities, enabling the library to bring quality humanities programming to the community.

Coffee and tea will be served at 10:15 a.m. by the Friends of the Library.

The library is at 50 W. Clinton Avenue.

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