Jackie Robinson

This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball, shattering the color barrier in a sport Blacks dominated in their own leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers will erect a statue in honor of the late Hall Of Fame star, which will serve as a lasting reminder of Robinson’s baseball legacy. […]

A new documentary on the life of Hall of Fame baseball player Jackie Robinson debuts tonight. It’s called “Jackie Robinson,” and the film takes a look at the conflicts that number-42 faced in breaking baseball’s color barrier. Reportedly, the documentary is “about Black Lives Matter” and dives deep into many of the stories that are […]

D.L. Hughley hates the comparison between the legendary and iconic Jackie Robinson and the-not-so legendary Jason Collins. Plus, he gives his opinion on the latest…

Dominique talks with the crew about the rabid racism that was in the film “42″ which is based on the life of baseball player Jackie…

VIA:  JackieRobinson.Com Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia in 1919 to a family of sharecroppers. His mother, Mallie Robinson, single-handedly raised Jackie and her four other children. They were the only black family on their block, and the prejudice they encountered only strengthened their bond. From this humble beginning would grow the first […]