Negro Leagues Film Festival: There Was Always Sun Shining Someplace

July 6 2019 | 1:00pm to 3:30pm

The Negro League Film Festival will bring life to the history of the teams and legendary players who played America’s pastime during segregation when blacks were banned from playing in the Major Leagues. Admission is free!

There Was Always Sun Shining Someplace
July 6, 1 - 3:30 PM

Rare historical footage and anecdotes highlight this documentary narrated by James Earl Jones. See ballplayers as they travel the back roads of America, The Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America. Hear from such Hall of Famers as Judy Johnson about the forming of the Negro National League in 1920.

Hosted by the Black Historic Sites Committee in conjunction with activities commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Detroit Stars. For information, contact Casie Blovsky at 313.833.1801.