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Jackie Robinson Branch Rickey

Happy Birthday, Living Legend Rachel Robinson

Yohuru Williams | Posted 07.20.2016 | Black Voices
Yohuru Williams

On Friday, the nation celebrated what would have been the 153rd birthday of pioneering Civil Rights advocate and anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Sunday, July 19, 2015 marked the 93rd birthday of another significant woman of color, Rachel Robinson.

Amanda Terkel

Will Jason Collins Find His Branch Rickey? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.30.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The gay community has its Jackie Robinson. It now needs its Branch Rickey. NBA player Jason Collins took the sports world by surprise...

Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson To Be Immortalized In Film

Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment

Already a baseball legend forever present in America's memory, Jackie Robinson, the barrier-breaking first black man to play Major League Baseball, wi...