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2011 Civil Rights Game

  • FRIDAY, MAY 13
  • BASEBALL & THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

CRG Roundtable

Baseball & the Civil Rights Movement Roundtable Discussion was developed as a platform to stimulate open dialogue surrounding baseball's role in challenging the racial intolerance that was once a norm in our society.

Each year this roundtable is moderated by Harvard Law Professor, Charles Ogletree. Come take part in a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching and inspiring discussion on the civil rights movement.

  • SATURDAY, MAY 14
  • MLB BEACON AWARDS BANQUET

Beacon Awards

Each year the MLB Beacon Awards are presented to three individuals who through their life's work have left an indelible mark on society. Join us at the Omni Hotel for a night to remember as we honor Ernie Banks, Morgan Freeman, and Carlos Santana.

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  • SATURDAY, MAY 14
  • LUDACRIS POSTGAME CONCERT

LUDACRISS

The Braves are excited to bring Ludacris to Turner Field for a FREE post game concert following the Saturday, May 14 game against the Philadelphia Phillies.

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  • SUNDAY, MAY 15
  • FIFTH ANNUAL CIVIL RIGHTS GAME

Montgomery Gentry

The Fifth Annual Civil Rights Game will be the final game in a three-game series between the Braves and NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies. During the pre-game ceremony, our MLB Beacon Award winners will be presented along with live civil rights-themed musical performances. Players from both Clubs will be wearing throwback uniforms from one of the most prominent eras in Braves history.

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