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Ludacris To Perform As Part of MLB's Civil Rights Game Week

 

As part of Major League Baseball’s Civil Rights Game Week, DTP King Ludacris will have a one hour headline performance on May 14th at Atlanta’s Turner Field.

The event, which runs from Thursday, May 12th until Sunday, May 15th, is a week where MLB honors civil rights activists.

Ludacris spoke on his contribution to the cause, and shared what the performance meant to him.

“I’m a fan of baseball, and I am honored to be a part of MLB’s family and tradition of being a pioneering organization for civil rights, social justice and equity,” says Luda.

“I have studied the strides made in baseball and in sports, and the impact they have had on social issues affecting race and race relations in America. The Civil Rights Game Week is a celebration of those achievements and a reminder of our ongoing responsibility to continue leveling the playing field for all.”


Below is a schedule of the week’s events according to the official website MLB.com.

Thursday, May 12

Business Conference – Conference Diversity Workforce and Supplier Diversity Trade Fair
Chasing the Dream: A Red Carpet Tribute to Hank Aaron
Friday, May 13
Business Conference – Leadership Panels and Award Luncheon
Baseball & the Civil Rights Movement Roundtable Discussion

Saturday, May 14
Civil Rights Game Youth Summit/”Wanna Play?”
MLB Beacon Awards Banquet
Sunday, May 15
Fifth Annual Civil Rights Game: Phillies at Braves

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