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  Negro League Baseball Dot Com - The Online Home of Negro League Baseball History
The Negro League luminaries will be inducted during ceremonies to be held at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY on July 30.
The Negro League-Cuban League baseball connection was a very important factor in the development of the game in both countries, and we can think of no better repository of the history than the recollections of Monte Irvin and Connie Marrero.
With fan interest in Negro League baseball history reaching higher and higher levels during the past few years, it is good to see some attention being focused on Cuba--a home away from home for many Negro League stars in the pre-Castro years.
www.negroleaguebaseball.com   (1083 words)

  
  Negro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Negro means "fl" in the Spanish, Portuguese and ancient Italian languages, being derived from the Latin word niger of the same meaning.
From the 18th century to the mid-20th century, "negro" (later capitalised) was considered the correct and proper English word for slaves and freed slaves of sub-Saharan African origin.
In current English language usage, "Negro" generally is considered acceptable in a historical context or in the name of older organizations, as in the United Negro College Fund, and is used more commonly by those born before the post World War II baby boom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Negro   (1273 words)

  
 Rio Negro (Fiume - Colombia): Tutte le informazioni su Rio Negro (Fiume - Colombia) su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rio Negro (Fiume - Colombia): Tutte le informazioni su Rio Negro (Fiume - Colombia) su Encyclopedia.it
Il Rio Negro è un fiume (2.000 km) dell'America meridionale.
Nasce in Colombia, dove è detto Guainìa, segna un tratto di confine tra Colombia e Venezuela ed entra in Brasile, confluendo da sinistra nel Rio delle Amazzoni nei pressi di Manaus.
www.encyclopedia.it /r/ri/rio_negro_fiume_-_colombia.html   (76 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Negro Race
The term negro, derived from the Spanish and the Latin words meaning "fl" (negro; niger), may be applied to a large portion of mankind, but it is more strictly confined to certain peoples and tribes of Central Africa and their descendants in various parts of the world.
Negro slavery was then brought to an end in the United States, when, in the interest of the Union and as a military measure, President Lincoln issued his Proclamation of Emancipation (1 January, 1863).
The negro is naturally gregarious, and the dissipations and conditions of city life in many instances corrupt the native simplicity of the younger generation to the sorrow of their more conservative elders.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12627a.htm   (3305 words)

  
 The Evolution of the Negro Baptist Church - Walter H. Brooks | The Reformed Reader
When the Negroes in the white Baptist churches of the South became very numerous, services for their special benefit were held in the church edifices, usually in the afternoon, by the pastor and other persons who felt a deep interest in them.
These Negro exhorters were encouraged to exercise a measure of spiritual oversight in the midst of their brethren and so help the church and pastor in caring for the flock.
There were Negro Baptist churches in the South for more than a quarter of a century before they began to be constituted in the North, and about a half century before the first church of the kind was planted in the West.
www.reformedreader.org /history/negrobaptistchurch.htm   (3472 words)

  
 Rio Negro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rio Negro (Portuguese: Rio Negro, Spanish: Río Negro), the largest left tributary of the Amazon and the largest flwater river in the world, has its sources along the watershed between the Orinoco and the Amazon basins, and also connects with the Orinoco by way of the Casiquiare canal.
Its main affluent is Vaupés, which disputes with the headwaters of the Guaviare branch of the Orinoco the drainage of the eastern slope of the Andes of Colombia.
Rio Negro is navigable for 450 miles above its mouth for 4 feet of water in the dry season, but it has many sandbanks and minor difficulties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Negro_River   (248 words)

  
 Stallions - Negro
Negro continues to excel at dressage and recently made his debut at Grand Prix, earning scores well into the 70's under his rider/trainer Anna van Olst.
Negro's official foal report from the KWPN note that his progeny show ample walks and powerful, impressive canters.
Spargo (Negro- Damocles-Jasper) was the Champion of his Anglo European Studbook (AES) licensing in 2002 and was Champion again in 2003 when he was fully approved.
www.hilltopfarminc.com /stallions_int_negro.htm   (371 words)

  
 § 50. Negro. 6. Names and Labels. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
Negro was borrowed into English from the Spanish and Portuguese words for fl long before the first Africans were sold to settlers in Virginia in 1619, and it has undergone a series of ups and downs, at least in American English, ever since.
Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries negro, generally spelled lowercase, was the most common label for referring to Africans or persons of African descent.
Du Bois and the NAACP led a protracted and ultimately successful nationwide campaign for its capitalization, and by the 1930s Negro was established in most of the mainstream American press as the preferred racial label for fl Americans.
www.bartleby.com /64/C006/050.html   (322 words)

  
 Global Volcanism Program | Cerro Negro | Summary
Cerro Negro is the largest, southernmost, and most recent of a group of four youthful cinder cones constructed along a NNW-SSE-trending line in the central Marrabios Range 5 km NW of Las Pilas volcano.
Strombolian-to-subplinian eruptions at Cerro Negro at intervals of a few years to several decades have constructed a roughly 250-m-high basaltic cone and an associated lava field that is constrained by topography to extend primarily to the NE and SW.
Although Cerro Negro lies in a relatively unpopulated area, its occasional heavy ashfalls have caused damage to crops and buildings in populated regions of the Nicaraguan depression.
www.volcano.si.edu /world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1404-07=   (180 words)

  
 Enciclopédia :: encyclopedia : Buraco negro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Um buraco negro clássico é um objeto com campo gravitacional tão intenso que a velocidade de escape excede a velocidade da luz.
A existência de buracos negros no universo é uma teoria muito embasada, e é prevista por uma certa quantidade de métodos de detecção e simulação.
Em simulações executadas em ambiente virtual, descobriu-se que estrelas de nêutrons e buracos negros causam de fato distorção espaço-temporal.
www.1enciclopedia.com /Buraco_negro   (724 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Negro league baseball
Negro Southern League was a minor league that played from 1920 into the 1940s; in 1932 it incorporated some teams from the first Negro National League and functioned for one year as a major league.
Negro League owners who complained about this practice were in a no-win situation: they could not protect their own interests without seeming to interfere with the advancement of players to the majors.
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is located in the 18th and Vine District in Kansas City, Missouri.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Negro_League   (1264 words)

  
 History Official Site of Negro Spirituals, antique Gospel Music
The story of the negro spirituals is closely linked to the History of African Americans, with its three milestones:
The lyrics of negro spirituals were tightly linked with the lives of their authors: slaves.
At the same time, some composers arranged negro spirituals in a new way, which was similar to the European classical music.
www.negrospirituals.com /history.htm   (1387 words)

  
 MLB.com - Negro Leagues
The Negro Leagues mean so much to me. One of my greatest experiences was actually playing for the Kansas City Monarchs.
While the very existence of the Negro Leagues was necessary because of the racial divides in the United States, fl baseball not only survived -- it excelled.
Negro League Baseball changed a lot of things in this country because Jackie Robinson was in Negro League Baseball.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/mlb_negro_leagues_story.jsp?story=legend   (1323 words)

  
 Princeton University Senior Theses brief display
Cowden, Marc Gregory (1989): An Analysis of the Relations Between the Indians of the Southwest and the Negro Troopers and White Officers of the 9th and 10th Cavalries.
Foster, David Dwight (1967): The Burden of the Negro, A Study of the Negro Character in Faulkner.
Leutz, Walter Nordahl (1969): The Negro in Suburban New Jersey.
libweb5.princeton.edu /theses/thesesvw.asp?Lname=&Fname=&Submit=Search&Title1=negro&department=&Class=&Adviser=   (2285 words)

  
 Negro Periodicals in the United States
The Negro Periodicals In the United States as a collection was selected and reprinted under thirty-five different titles, which included a mixture of journals, magazines, newspapers, documents, speeches, narratives, papers, essays, letters, records and tracts.
In connection with the National Negro Health Movement, a yearly conference was developed for the observance of "National Negro Health Week" which took place in local communities throughout the country.
Negro Story was there to record the sad and good times of fl folks as they came alive via the expressions within these excellent short stories.
www.liunet.edu /cwis/cwp/library/historic.htm   (7898 words)

  
 Alain Locke's New Negro
The New Negro was the thinking negro who realized that he was not the problem of the society, as many whites and fls made him look.
Because of the migration, the New Negro was no longer perceived as a group of people but as an individual, and as one, the New Negro had the social and economical freedom to prosper.
The New Negro and the Old Negro are similar because they have the same “inner objectives as an attempt to repair a damaged group psychology and reshape a warped social perspective.” The difference is that sentimental appeal is substituted with self-respect and self -orientation.
www.geocities.com /SouthBeach/Cove/6831/negro.html   (814 words)

  
 Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
The story of the Negro Leagues is one of sheer determination and devotion.
When the Negro National League was formed in Kansas City in 1920, it did not begin as a social statement.
Through his tireless crusade, America is awakening to the incredible story of the Negro Leagues and the NLBM as the world's only museum dedicated to preserving Negro Leagues history.
www.nlbm.com /s/chair.htm   (776 words)

  
 Negro League Baseball Shop
Negro League baseball in the Big Apple was a "first class only" affair.
During the 1940s the Homestead Grays reigned supreme in the Negro National League winning nine consecutive pennants during the late 1930s and 1940s.
The Homestead Grays "G202" cap sets the standard for Negro League fashion.
www.negroleagueshop.com   (193 words)

  
 Life in the Negro Leagues
During the early twentieth century the Negro Leagues were home to the best fl baseball players in the country at a time of widespread racial segregation.
The Negro League season often lasted 200 games, compared to the present Major League schedule of 162 and the older schedule of 154.
Negro League Baseball.Com provides comprehensive background and many stories about this era in baseball history.
www.riverdeep.net /current/2002/02/022502_negroleagues.jhtml   (1221 words)

  
 Negro League Baseball
The ABCs were members of the original Negro National League when it formed in 1920 and Indianapolis hosted the league's initial contest on May 2, 1920.
It competed in the Negro Southern League in 1932, and in the Negro American League in 1938 and 1939.
In the early years of the Negro League he was its biggest star.
www2.indystar.com /library/factfiles/history/black_history/negroleagues.html   (942 words)

  
 Enter the New Negro
Similarly the mind of the Negro seems suddenly to have slipped from under the tyranny of social intimidation and to be shaking off the psychology of imitation and implied inferiority.
Therefore the Negro today wishes to be known for what he is, even in his faults and shortcomings, and scorns a craven and precarious survival at the price of seeming to be what he is not.
The racialism of the Negro is no limitation or reservation with respect to American life; it is only a constructive effort to build the obstructions in the stream of his progress into an efficient dam of social energy and power.
etext.lib.virginia.edu /harlem/LocEnteF.html   (3424 words)

  
 Cerro Negro, Nicaragua   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Photograph of a Strombolian eruption at Cerro Negro in 1968.
Cerro Negro is the most recent basaltic cinder cone to form in the western hemisphere.
Photograph of a 1968 eruption at Cerro Negro copyrighted by Robert Decker.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/south_america/cerro_negro.html   (194 words)

  
 Cerro Negro, Nicaragua
We were at Cerro Negro immediately after the August 5-7 eruption and can confirm that some houses were damaged in Rota by relatively large (M4.9 and 4.2) earthquakes that preceeded the eruption by 4-12 hours.
Cerro Negro volcano began erupting on November 3, just one week after 2,000 people were killed by a mudslide originating from neighboring Casitas Volcano.
Cerro Negro, a cinder cone, reawakened late in the morning of November 19, 1995.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/current_volcs/cerro_negro/cerro_negro.html   (1279 words)

  
 Negro Baseball
The first professional Negro player was actually John "Bud" Fowler in 1878 for the Lynn Live Oaks of the International League.
The impact on the Negro leagues could not be reversed and by 1960 the Negro American League officially ceased operations.
The Negro baseball leagues provided for African-Americans an opportunity to show the skill they possessed but were not allowed to take to the white major leagues.
www.fcps.edu /westspringfieldhs/projects/im98/im981/spo.htm   (963 words)

  
 The Negro Leagues | BaseballLibrary.com
The first successful attempt to establish a major Negro baseball league came in 1920, with the founding of the Negro National League.
From 1933 through 1936, the second Negro National League ran unchallenged as a fl major league.
Negro leagues generally contained six teams, though it was not uncommon for them to have a few more or less.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/L/Leagues_The_Negro.stm   (1626 words)

  
 Baseball and Jackie Robinson - Baseball, the Color Line, and Jackie Robinson (American Memory from the Library of ...
Negro League competition featured speed, surprise, and more showmanship than in organized baseball.
After 1947, when major league teams began integrating, the Negro League teams lost many of their best players, and the League folded entirely in 1960.
Most of the contemporary coverage of the Negro Leagues at the Library of Congress is in newspapers published by the fl press, for example, the Pittsburgh Courier and the Chicago Defender.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/collections/robinson/jr1900s.html   (572 words)

  
 Satchel Paige
Only 27 Negro League players had the honor of being elected to an East-West All-Star Game squad 5 or more times during the heyday of this annual classic.
For those who are just discovering the story of the Negro League baseball we have prepared a primer on this fascinating part of American sports and cultural history.
In many respects Satchel Paige was to Negro League baseball what Babe Ruth was to the majors -- a rare combination of talent and personality that captured the imagination of fans across America.
www.negroleaguebaseball.com /players/Paige.html   (531 words)

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