Artist Inspired by the Negro Leagues Kadir Nelson's We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball is an illustrated history of Negro League baseball. The award-winning artist talks with Farai Chideya about being inspired by the league's greatest athletes, some of whom he interviewed for the book.
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Artist Inspired by the Negro Leagues

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Artist Inspired by the Negro Leagues

Artist Inspired by the Negro Leagues

Artist Inspired by the Negro Leagues

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Kadir Nelson's We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball is an illustrated history of Negro League baseball. Kadir wrote the book and created all of the artwork.

The award-winning artist talks with Farai Chideya about being inspired by the league's greatest athletes, some of whom he interviewed for the book.

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