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Ali, Cosby and Aaron: Receive Major League Honors

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For the third year in a row, Major League Baseball will honor those who have reflected excellence in racial equality in sports and entertainment with their annual Civil Rights Game, which will be played by the Reds and White Sox on June 20 at Great American Ball Park. This year, they plan to pay homage to ten-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali, influential comedian and entertainer Bill Cosby, and baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, who will all receive the Beacon Award. The recipients are all expected to  be in Cincinnati for the awards luncheon on June 20. Past winners include Spike Lee and Ruby Dee. Ali. —WLW

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