Alfred “Slick” Surratt was a baseball player in the Negro Leagues in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The Arkansas native was involved with the creation and development of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Missouri.
ARKANSAS BLACK HISTORY
A celebration and acknowledgment of Black history and culture in Arkansas
UPCOMING EVENTS STATEWIDE
On this date in 1964, boxer and Arkansas native Sonny Liston lost his title to Cassius Clay, soon to be Muhammad Ali.
Al Bell is considered the driving force behind Stax Records as a producer, songwriter and executive during the company’s most productive period.