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The Jackie Robinson Movie and a Case of American Déjà Vu

Melanie Coffee | Posted 07.02.2013 | Black Voices
Melanie Coffee

The buzz in the black community as Jackie Robinson went from Negro League baseball to play for the Royals was akin to Obama winning the Iowa primary in 2008. There were also similarities in the white people along the way who supported Robinson and those who backed Obama.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.12.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The Jackie Robinson movie, 42, opens nationwide today. As I mentioned the other day it's well worth seeing.