🚨 New episode of #TheFull60 🎙️ - Willie O'Ree Incredible stories about meeting Jackie Robinson (twice!), trying out for the Braves in the deep south in 1956 and more - so much history in here: Ad-free on @theathletichq : Apple pods:
"As a kid born in Brooklyn, he rooted for the all-white Yankees while Jackie Robinson crossed the color line just a couple of miles away from his home. He so craves the familiar he married his own cousin." — Wayne Barrett on Rudy Giuliani, 1999
Jackie Robinson's daughter opposes Trump campaign ad featuring her father: 'We’re insulted'
Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43.
As we celebrate Black History Month and Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday, we celebrate the life of all whose courage opened the gates for everybody, and in the process, made America better.
"... I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a black man in a white world." - Jackie Robinson, 1972