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Bianca Smith Becomes 1st Black Woman Coach In Professional Baseball

Bianca Smith. (Courtesy Boston Red Sox)
Bianca Smith. (Courtesy Boston Red Sox)

Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd talks to Bianca Smith, who was hired last week as a coach for the Red Sox minor league system in Florida. She’s the first Black woman hired as a coach in professional baseball, an industry that has been expanding roles for women.

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