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Jackie Robinson Baseball

Race in Baseball: A Fan's Journey From Ebbets to Wrigley

David Protess | Posted 06.17.2013 | Chicago
David Protess

The pregame ritual happened every spring between 1951 and 1956. I bounded down the stairs of my family's two-flat in Brooklyn, a leather mitt covering my left hand, and excitedly knocked on my grandparents' door. Ready to go, Pop?

Popcorn Preview: 42

Leslie Sisman | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: 42 (2013) Cast includes: Chadwick Boseman (The Kill Hole), Harrison Ford (Clear and Present Danger), Nicole Beharie (American Violet), Christoph...

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 Never Had It Made

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.09.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

To the end of his life, Robinson insisted that he never had it made. He'd likely say the same today. That's the Robinson that baseball, and much of America, has forgotten. 42 tells only part of his story.

Ballparks Pay Tribute To Jackie Robinson

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — LaTroy Hawkins has heard the stories from his 87-year-old grandfather, about his days of picking cotton in Mississippi, about the tim...

Happy Birthday, Jackie Robinson!

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 04.01.2012 | Black Voices

Jackie Robinson, who would have been 93 today, once said that "a life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives," Jackie Robinson sa...

Jackie Robinson Remembered

Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.15.2011 | Sports

Jackie Robinson Day 2011 commemorates the 64th anniversary of his historic debut in Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The anniversar...

Sam Stein

RNC: Jackie Robinson Was A Republican

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee released a new website on Tuesday that goes to great lengths to depict the party as open to minority interests. The...