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Havana Hardball

by Eric M. Washington. Review of Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League by CeĢsar Brioso. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida. 2015. Print. I began to read this book on March 1, which was a very … Continue reading

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A Sainted Slave of the 18th Century

by Eric M. Washington. In the context of the English-speaking Atlantic World during the 18th century, many of the oppressed were African enslaved persons. During this time more enslaved Africans became Christians partly because of the Great Awakening. There is … Continue reading

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The Irony of the “Blackest Name in America”

by Eric M. Washington. Washington may be the most important name in the United States of America. It is the name of the capital city, the 42nd state, and thirty counties (including Washington Parish, Louisiana) and fifty one cities, towns, … Continue reading

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