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"doug tribute" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

04:44 min | 3 months ago

"doug tribute" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"News. As protests over racial injustice in the US continue. Major League Baseball is marking the anniversary of the Negro leagues created 100 years ago. The league's showcased black baseball players players who couldn't play on the major teams because of the color of their skin. Only a few members of the leagues are alive to celebrate the centennial Michigan radios, Doug Tribute spoke to the only surviving team owner and others about the legacy of the legendary leagues. In 1920 owners of independent black baseball teams from the Midwest gathered in Kansas City, Missouri. At that meeting they created the Negro National Leagues had no idea they were making history. They didn't care about making history. Bob Kendrick heads the Negro Leagues Baseball museum there, he says. Faced with segregation, black owners and players kept pushing for organized baseball. These athletes never cried about the social injustice. They went out and did something about so you won't let me play with you and I create my own And they did today. Stars like Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard and Satchel Paige are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but thousands of black and Latino players endured bigotry and racist taunts. It was Tear before the players at that time. Many Forbes owned the Detroit Stars from 1956 to 1958. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, that players try of them. They had nowhere to stay because of the discrimination, so they slept in the buses. And they couldn't go in places to eat so one person would go to the back door. When get food for all the players. Pedro Sierra pitched in the Negro leagues for several seasons in the 19 fifties. He grew up in Cuba and says it was tough to adjust to segregation and racism he saw in the US It wasn't easy to see all the problem with the raise. I know all about it, herb artist. But I hadn't experienced today. Sierra lives in New Jersey In 1954 he signed with the Indianapolis clowns at the age of 16. His salary was less than 5% of what white players were earning dollars a month a month, $100 a month. And I look back and say, Oh my God. Jackie Robinson played briefly in the Negro leagues. Then, in 1947 he broke baseball's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in Cleveland, Larry Doby became the first black player in the American League. Coming seasons brought many more signings. But many Forbes sympathizes with the many athletes who were good enough to play in the major leagues, but never got a shot. Unfortunately, some of the good players by the time the time Came. They were too old to play. The last league folded in the early 19 sixties, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum estimates there are about 100 former players still alive. Forbes is 88 worries about being one of the last left to tell the story. And I just want a if I'm worthy of represent and speaking about the Negro League because When I got involved, things was easier for me. Then it wass father one before me. Many Forbes will keep sharing her stories with younger generations and others will to Major League Baseball has a day to honor the league's set for next month. The museum has pushed back its year long celebration of the centennial to next year and renamed it Negro Leagues. 101 for NPR News. I'm Doug Taboo in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This is W N. Y. C As you've been hearing on W m. I see this hour and as you'll continue to hear in the five o'clock hour of all things considered for big tech leaders testified before Congress today. Just had NPR is gonna look through its archive to find when and in what context. Each of those leaders was first mentioned on the network. Stay tuned for that. Also, Stephen Graham Jones is an American author and a member of the Blackfeet tribe. His new book, The On Ly. Good Indians blends classic horror and sharp social commentary. We'll have those stories just ahead after the break. Stay tuned. Utility companies have been prevented from cutting off electricity during the pandemic. But those rules are expiring. We're worried about, you know, having a destination in the middle of the summer in the middle of A pen, dammit! Without federal help, some families could be.

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MLB Marks The 100th Anniversary Of The Negro Leagues

All Things Considered

03:42 min | 3 months ago

MLB Marks The 100th Anniversary Of The Negro Leagues

"Baseball is marking the anniversary of the Negro leagues created 100 years ago. The league's showcased black baseball players players who couldn't play on the major teams because of the color of their skin. Only a few members of the leagues are alive to celebrate the centennial Michigan radios, Doug Tribute spoke to the only surviving team owner and others about the legacy of the legendary leagues. In 1920 owners of independent black baseball teams from the Midwest gathered in Kansas City, Missouri. At that meeting they created the Negro National Leagues had no idea they were making history. They didn't care about making history. Bob Kendrick heads the Negro Leagues Baseball museum there, he says. Faced with segregation, black owners and players kept pushing for organized baseball. These athletes never cried about the social injustice. They went out and did something about so you won't let me play with you and I create my own And they did today. Stars like Josh Gibson, Buck Leonard and Satchel Paige are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but thousands of black and Latino players endured bigotry and racist taunts. It was Tear before the players at that time. Many Forbes owned the Detroit Stars from 1956 to 1958. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, that players try of them. They had nowhere to stay because of the discrimination, so they slept in the buses. And they couldn't go in places to eat so one person would go to the back door. When get food for all the players. Pedro Sierra pitched in the Negro leagues for several seasons in the 19 fifties. He grew up in Cuba and says it was tough to adjust to segregation and racism he saw in the US It wasn't easy to see all the problem with the raise. I know all about it, herb artist. But I hadn't experienced today. Sierra lives in New Jersey In 1954 he signed with the Indianapolis clowns at the age of 16. His salary was less than 5% of what white players were earning dollars a month a month, $100 a month. And I look back and say, Oh my God. Jackie Robinson played briefly in the Negro leagues. Then, in 1947 he broke baseball's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in Cleveland, Larry Doby became the first black player in the American League. Coming seasons brought many more signings. But many Forbes sympathizes with the many athletes who were good enough to play in the major leagues, but never got a shot. Unfortunately, some of the good players by the time the time Came. They were too old to play. The last league folded in the early 19 sixties, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum estimates there are about 100 former players still alive. Forbes is 88 worries about being one of the last left to tell the story. And I just want a if I'm worthy of represent and speaking about the Negro League because When I got involved, things was easier for me. Then it wass father one before me. Many Forbes will keep sharing her stories with younger generations and others will to Major League Baseball has a day to honor the league's set for next month. The museum has pushed back its year long celebration of the centennial to next year and renamed it Negro Leagues. 101

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"doug tribute" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

03:08 min | 9 months ago

"doug tribute" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Time for checks sports from around the world your stand Schwartzman thanks Doug tributes continue to roll in worldwide after the tragic loss of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is thirteen year old daughter and seven others the helicopter accident yesterday in California as manager it holds a moment of silence for Brian during practice meanwhile name our honors the forty one year old after scoring a goal for PSG I make the number twenty four price number with his fingers after scoring a goal against Lille many other clubs and players also honoring the devout soccer fan on social media possible interesting match of emerging after the FAA Cup fifth round draw mentions United could face thirty county if the rains be Northampton and former red double three Wayne Rooney derbies captain and assistant manager top seed wrapping the delegates into the quarterfinals the Australian Open with a four set win over twenty third seeded Nick Kyrgios seven seed Alexander Zverev also advances in straight sets over seventeen seed Andrei Rublev later tonight third seed Roger Federer looks to move on to the semi finals against Americans and the same grand look at the women's draw thirty seat on a study of publishing co gets passed seventeen seeded Angelique Kerber in three sets to advance to the quarterfinals also be a cannon faces on shipboard top seed Ashley party takes on seventy to Patrick a bit of a response to the semi finals foxsports reporting that the LA Chargers have decided to move on from quarterback Philip rivers after sixteen seasons on the enforcement measure Bloomberg N. B. C. world sports update more headlines breaking news twenty four hours a day at Bloomberg dot com the Bloomberg business at the Bloomberg business slash he we update markets every fifteen minutes here on Bloomberg radio I'm Brian Curtis in the Bloomberg interactive brokers studio in Hong Kong and Asian stocks are seeing for the losses today we mentioned that the Kerkorian markets opened up and across the street in down fifty six points now about two and a half percent also the Nikkei putting on some extra losses from yesterday's well down nine tenths of a percent the a six two hundred in Australia is off one point six percent among the companies and the sectors getting hit the hardest chip makers cruise lines and casino operators and we also saw a pretty big selloff in emerging markets as reflected in the E. M. E. T. S. in the United States also energy hit pretty hard as demand looking to be hit by this the excel at E. E. T. F. credit down two point eight percent on Wall Street and in terms of US trading the S. and P. five hundred finish down fifty one points to one point six percent now we're seeing low is that we haven't seen it since October in not only energy but also in copper and the yield on the ten year treasury at one point six zero percent that's also back to October lows and looking here at the spread between twos intends that is now at about seventeen basis points in again that takes his back while in terms of the flattening yield curve the offshore you on saying pretty sharply in the New York session CNH now is at six ninety eight oh two against the.

"doug tribute" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

07:30 min | 9 months ago

"doug tribute" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Through the week we're not going to have the opportunity to trade equities in China until Friday the thirty first now we are looking at the foot to China eight fifty futures that active contract is weaker by five point three percent right now and in currency markets the offshore Chinese you one at six five ninety six seventy five that's weaker by more than a half of one percent against the greenback because of the holiday no fix from the P. B. O. C. and no trading in the on shore currency we're seeing a much stronger Japanese yen gaining against the dollar by about three tenths of one percent one oh eight ninety three if you look at the Nikkei we are off session lows but not by much the active or cash trade down about one point nine percent right now if you look at what's happening in crude oil do we had tumbled earlier in the session to the tune of about four percent right now the active WTI down two and a half percent we're trading fifty to eighty in the active contract Saudi Arabia was said it was closely monitoring the situation with a deadly coronavirus and the country went on to say it believes the crisis so far we'll have a very limited impact on consumption that may have served to bring us from session lows but if we take a step back and recall we heard from Goldman Sachs last week that firm warned of a potential drop in global demand as a result of the virus to the tune of two hundred sixty thousand barrels per day again fifty to eighty right now in the active contract U. S. sovereign debt is to rating in the Tokyo session and we've got the ten year treasury losing more than five basis points in yield all the way down to one point six two percent the dollar remains firm against the majors with the Bloomberg dollar spot index higher by less than a tenth of one percent now as we look forward to Monday in the U. S. E. mini futures contracts for the Dow the S. and P. and nasdaq one hundred all down anywhere from one percent to one and a half percent I'm dead prisoner at the Bloomberg interactive brokers studio in New York Brian thirty four minutes past the hour Doug let's get to the news China's health authorities are saying that the battle to contain this virus is at a critical stage at this moment and Baxter has global news in the Bloomberg nine sixty seven Cisco newsroom at yeah Brian that's exactly it they say the virus spread much quicker than anticipated ma is you know why the Chinese health commissioner through a translator the quicken the speed of spread of the virus has put extra pressure on the prevention controls some experts have estimated that some when out in a critical period of thought prevent and control and in an effort to try and stem the spread officials have extended the lunar new year as well and definitely there is no end date at this point add another layer of the mayor who hunts as five million people left before the lockdown wanted a place on the Chinese mainland there are at least eighty deaths over twenty one hundred confirmed cases globally fifteen countries territories with infections five cases now confirmed in the United States Iraqi security forces are reporting five rockets were fired at the fortified green zone in Baghdad one directly hitting a U. S. building there on the embassy compound apparently a dining area other media reports saying helicopters are seen evacuating some injured their only official statement from the state problem was very very terse and short no statement on who fired off the Mrs although that statement says tensions remain high with Iranian backed armed groups remaining a threat in the area international ambassador for the game of basketball Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash in southern California Los Angeles fire captain Tony and bread a says nine people on board and there were no survivors right now we're just in the process of incident stabilization making sure that we can preserve what we can for investigators to be able to do their job sources tell us so she had a press that Bryant's thirteen year old daughter was on board Kobe Bryant was forty one new Nick Cave Paul Japan's cabinet approval rating falls two percentage points to forty eight percent disapproval rating rises four percentage points to forty five percent New York times running a story from what it says are drafts of former trump national security adviser John Bolton's upcoming book let's say the trump told him he wanted directly that he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it launched investigations into its democratic rivals so this adds another layer is a defense in the trump impeachment trial we'll have day to tomorrow defense consultant Alan Dershowitz says the prosecution hasn't come close to a case for removal from office even if the factual allegations are true which are highly disputed in which the defense team will show contrary evidence but even if true they did not allege impeachable offenses so they can't be a constitutionally authorized impeachment that's the legal constitutional argument and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says there need to be witnesses to convict or exonerate Donald Trump the only thing we're seeking is the truth and the truth means witnesses and documents and I think the case that the president's lawyers made yesterday even make stronger the the case for witnesses and documents so more on the defense case tomorrow global news twenty four hours a day on air and a quick take by Bloomberg power by more than twenty seven hundred journalists and analysts to more than one hundred twenty countries I'm AT Baxter Douglas do you all right at thank you we are thirty eight pass the hours we go to global sports on the pages here with sports Hey Donna hi Doug tributes are pouring in for Kobe Bryant who was killed in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles along with one of his daughters former Lakers general manager Jerry west to acquire Kobe from Charlotte from Charlotte in the draft night trade in nineteen ninety six talks about the untimely death of the eighteen time all star to wake up to this news this is when one of the most horrible days of our lives Rafael level I felt like a couple of the firm and twenty nine dollars well all twenty seasons for LA before retiring in two thousand sixteen and one five NBA titles he was also named finals MVP twice and league MVP once in NBA action New York the Brooklyn one tend to ninety seven having the nets there thirteen loss in sixteen games Norman's knocked off Boston one twenty three to one oh eight sign Williamson had twenty one points eleven rebounds in only his third NBA game at Landau score Washington one fifty two to one thirty three in the NFL Pro Bowl the AFC held off the N. F. C. thirty eight thirty three to win its fourth straight Pro Bowl game of golf Marc Leishman finished at fifteen under par to win the farmers open at Torrey pines by one shot over John rom Tiger Woods finished at nine under par in his first event of the year in tennis number to Novak Djokovic number three Roger Federer and women's top seed actually Barty of Australia advance to the quarterfinals of the Aussie open I'm Donna page that you're Bloomberg NBC world sports update back to dot all right Donna thank you the number one film at the north American box office over the weekend was Sony's bad boys for life what is behind your head right now I guess this is man's soul with my heart Watson Sir I really did you stay you know sometimes so this film.

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"doug tribute" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:18 min | 2 years ago

"doug tribute" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Houses at two hundred fifty thousand attractive prices in a tight market and most have already sold the rabies bought one to be near their sons condo and patty's excited about her future neighbours a lot of times people with disabilities wanna come into a neighbor there's a lot of push back and people are are afraid that really gives me a lot of peace of mind that people know that these guys will be here while most advocates agree that integrating people with disabilities into society is crucial oh there's debate over how best to do that disarray cameco is with the madison house autism foundation based in maryland we spoke by skype can make us as unlike in traditional group homes these families are in control they know at their loved one will never be kicked out because a provider decides they don't want to serve that person war now after years of planning the rabies or looking forward to moving in later this year but carl says there's more to do i think there's many aspects of bill being in the panda that we have no idea about yet of transportation and health care and all those things so so housing is really just the first step i think patty's optimistic but has conflicted feelings i've taken care found you know for twenty eight years so i have some anxiety about what it will be like when he doesn't live in my house but bill has the capability to have his own life his own france's own activities in he deserves to have that it's a big step but if their some needs help they'll be just that the street for npr news i'm doug tribute next time on the new yorker radio our the writer laura kipniss on sex power and mi2 feminists have fought for women to be treated as adults in the erotic realm and as sexual agents and that is going to include making mistakes loar kipniss speech would alexandra schwartz next time on the new yorker radio tonight at seven on 939 fm wnyc.

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