Join NESN in Honoring Black History in Sports

Throughout the month of February, NESN and Berkshire Bank are proud to celebrate Black History Month – honoring the many accomplishments and achievements of Black athletes in New England sports.

Among the slate of content includes the network debut of the Willie O’Ree documentary “Willie,” special episodes of “My Story,” an all-new documentary “Celebrating The Negro Leagues,” recommendations and resources to visit Black-owned restaurants available on and 28 original short stories showcasing the significant contributions of Black athletes, coaches and stars have made in New England sports.

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