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Why Jackie Robinson Still Matters

Until April 15, 1947, blacks in America had been paying taxes, fighting in wars and voting for decades. But they had not yet stepped into the arena of one of the...

Where Have We Gone, Mr. Robinson?

In 1964, at the height of the civil rights movement, Jackie Robinson published a compilation of interviews with major league players and managers about the state...

Jackie Robinson: In the Footsteps of a Legend

I can remember being a kid back in Mobile [Ala.] sitting on the back porch when an airplane flew over. I told my father when I grew up I was going to be a pilot...

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After Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson's historic feat paved the way for a generation of African-American baseball greats. In a new book, they recount with startling candor their...

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