Effa Manley wore many hats during her career in baseball, and all of them represented her commitment to racial equality in baseball and the importance of a strong, intelligent female voice in a male-dominated sport.
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In the wake of racist vandalism, the president of the Negro Leagues Museum is focused on perseverance
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Her race and gender, the two things that prevented her from getting where she could’ve gone, are the reasons she’s an icon today.
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