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Sharon Robinson Discusses Athletes & Activism on Jackie Robinson Day

“Diversity” and “inclusion” are buzzwords often used in contemporary sports and entertainment. Seventy-two years ago…

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Jackie Robinson’s Daughter Thinks He Would’ve Supported Kaepernick

Sharon Robinson believed her dad would have defended Kap’s kneeling protest.

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A Groundbreaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum

Recently, the nation celebrated the 70th anniversary of the legendary Jackie Robinson entering Major League…

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Remembering Jackie Robinson: Images of One of Baseball’s Finest

On April 15, 1947, a Black man stepped onto Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field to reverse a…

69 Years Later: Why Jackie Robinson STILL Matters

Let’s be clear. Jackie Robinson wasn’t the first man. He wasn’t the first Black athlete…

Jackie Robinson: A Baseball Legend, But So Much More

In our classrooms and textbooks, we typically read about Jackie Robinson breaking the color line…

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Chicago-Win! Windy City Sends All-Black Team to Little League World Series

As Black players in professional baseball have dwindled down to a mere eight percent of…

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Preserving Negro League History

Earlier this Spring, a team of New Jersey officials collaborated with the National Preservation Committee…

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Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day with Diversity Business Summit

Major League Baseball (MLB) has partnered with the New York Yankees to co-host a Diversity…

Michael Sam, Jackie Robinson, and Why the Bigots Always Lose

Bigotry Will Always Lose

Michael Sam had a very good year meting out violence to his opponents. The 6-3,…