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Latest Jackie Robinson Items
Kansas City was announced Wednesday as the host site for the only advance public screenings of a film chronicling the rise of Jackie Robinson, a nod to the city where the baseball great made his professional debut two years before breaking the major league color barrier.
Kansas City's Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is hosting an advance screening of an upcoming movie about Jackie Robinson, who broke major league baseball's color barrier.
LaTroy Hawkins has heard the stories from his 87-year-old grandfather, about his days of picking cotton in Mississippi, about the times when there were no black players in big league baseball.
Edgar Dyer, a university administrator in South Carolina, was reading his hometown newspaper's coverage of Martin Luther King Jr. Day about 10 years ago when he noticed something unusual in a timeline of key events in King's life.
The Washington Nationals' director of player development has clarified remarks in which he compared No. 1 draft pick Bryce Harper to Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.
Major League Baseball is coming to the home of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to pay tribute to those whose life's work embodies the spirit of the Civil Rights movement.
Dozens gathered on a wet, snowy sidewalk in Montreal to watch as Jackie Robinson's former apartment was honored by the U.S. government.
A quaint Montreal home that served as a sanctuary to Jackie Robinson and his wife while he advanced toward breaking down baseball's color barrier is being recognized by the U.S. government.
After a spring training in the segregated South, newlywed Rachel Robinson went to look at an apartment in a white neighborhood in Montreal. A French-Canadian woman who spoke English welcomed her to the home.