Story Time: Stories by the Mound

LOCATION: DIVERSITY IN BASEBALL EXHIBIT, THIRD FLOOR

Bring your kids to story time! A Freedom Center staff member or volunteer will read a story that highlights minority baseball players and their impact on the game of baseball and American culture.

Book: Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream by: Crystal Hubbard (book read by Freedom Center Staff/ Volunteer)

Ages: k – 6

 

Highlights Tour

LOCATION: TOUR STARTS IN THE FREEDOM CENTER LOBBY

This tour will lead visitors throughout the main gallery halls of the museum. The tour guide will highlight significant artifacts, stories, locations, and answer questions on this one hour experience.

 

Misty Copland- First African-American woman promoted at the American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copland, 32, has become the first African-American female to be promoted to the highest rank at the American Ballet Theatre. She is a 19-year veteran of the company, being promoted from a soloist to a principal dancer. The company has been around for 75 years, making this a huge accomplishment for Copeland. 

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