Pro Baseball's 1st Black Woman Coach; Story Behind The Hijab Emoji

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Bianca Smith 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. And, we speak with Rayouf Alhumedhi about her campaign for a hijab emoji, which is featured in the documentary "The Emoji Story." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 14, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on January 14, 2021.


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