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Paul Pepper: Author Bill Young, "Trailblazers in Black Baseball" & Suzanne Opperman, SMART Recovery

Author BILL YOUNG explores the early years of baseball great Jackie Robinson in his new book, 'J.L. Wilkinson and the Kansas City Monarchs: Trailblazers in Black Baseball'. Bill says Robinson had support within the league, but that he experienced a "heckuva lot of racial taunting." Also, SMART Recovery's SUZANNE OPPERMAN wants to help those with abnormal dependencies realize that what they're doing is a choice by getting family members to take part in positive reinforcement. (5:04) June 18, 2019

Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of Views of the News and Radio Friends with Paul Pepper.
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