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Jackie Robinson '42'

How He Became Jackie Robinson

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment

Chadwick Boseman is channeling the legacy of Jackie Robinson by portraying the baseball legend, the first African-American to play in the major league...

'42' Actor Opens Up On Jackie Robinson's Influence

AP | C.J. NITKOWSKI | Posted 04.16.2013 | Black Voices

-- EDITOR'S NOTE: C.J. Nitkowski pitched for eight teams in the major leagues from 1995-2005, then played pro ball in Japan and South Korea. He portr...

Jackie Robinson's Daughter Opens Up On '42'

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Black Voices

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Jackie Robinson's daughter says she and her family are excited about a new movie about her father, who broke the color barrier in M...

Jackie Robinson and the Press

Christopher Lamb | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports
Christopher Lamb

There is no greater story in sports than Robinson breaking baseball's color line on April 15, 1947. Yet there was little sense of that history that day in the sports pages of daily newspapers, even in New York City.

The Trail Blazed By Jackie Robinson | Posted 04.07.2013 | Black Voices

When the seasons changed in April 1947, baseball and the country began to change as well. Jackie Robinson, number 42, made his debut with the Brook...

Michelle & Barack 'Visibly, Physically Moved' After Seeing This Movie

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.02.2013 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama said Tuesday that a new movie chronicling Jackie Robinson's rise through Major League Baseball, including the racial...

13 Things We Love About This Trailer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.11.2013 | Entertainment

So many awesome things about the full-length trailer for "42." Some of the better ones ahead, captured with screenshots. 1. What is it with sepia-t...