Black History Month http://wvxu.org en Negro Leagues Baseball Exhibit http://wvxu.org/post/negro-leagues-baseball-exhibit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the first half of the 1900s racism and Jim Crow laws kept African-American baseball players from being on the same teams as white players. So in 1920 the Negro National League was formed, soon followed&nbsp; by other rival Negro Leagues. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 23185 at http://wvxu.org Negro Leagues Baseball Exhibit National Underground Railroad Freedom Center http://wvxu.org/post/national-underground-railroad-freedom-center <p>In honor of Black History Month, <strong>Natalie Hastings</strong>, the communications director from the <a href="http://nurfc.org/"><strong>National Underground Railroad Freedom Center</strong></a>, joins Mark Perzel in studio to discuss special programs and exhibits at the Center this month, as well as provide a brief update on how the Center is faring with the growth of The Banks project in its front yard.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 9185 at http://wvxu.org National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Cincinnati's Harriet Beecher Stowe House http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-harriet-beecher-stowe-house <p>You hear<strong> Chris DeSimio</strong> each Saturday morning hosting<strong> On the Money</strong>, but did you know besides being a successful investment counselor, Chris is also the president of the <a href="http://stowehousecincy.org/"><strong>Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House</strong></a>? As we begin <strong>Black History Month</strong>, Mark Perzel turns the tables and interviews Chris about the importance of <strong>Harriet Beecher Stowe</strong> to the <strong>Underground Railroad</strong>, and provides information about her family and their home at Gilbert Avenue and Martin Luther King Blvc.&nbsp; that is now meticulously maintained inside by the Friends group, and the Cincinnati Park Board on the outside.</p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 8621 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's Harriet Beecher Stowe House