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The life of Jackie Robinson was celebrated throughout Major League Baseball on Monday, April 15, 2019. It was on that day in 1947 Robinson broke color barriers as the first African American to play in the majors with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The anniversary of Robinson’s first game has been commemorated since 2004. Every major leaguer…

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April 15 marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson‘s MLB debut. As a part of the annual tradition, every MLB team that plays that day has each of their players sport the universally retired No. 42. His acts off the field have been brought up even more within the last year, because of current Black…

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At the time, June 19, 1984, seemed like any other day in Major League Baseball. The Tigers, Angels, Phillies & Padres led their respective divisions. Thirteen games were played that Tuesday in the summer of 1984. What no one in baseball knew was that in New York City the eulogy for baseball in the African…

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  My grandfather, Levi Benjamin Daniels, lived by a strict set of rules that I became aware of on a ninety-degree summer day in Delray Beach, Florida. We were standing outside the local Winn Dixie grocery store when I noticed a man selling watermelon slices for a dollar. A number of people entering and exiting the…

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President Barack Obama’s half brother is publishing the follow up to his semiautobiographical novel with an autobiography, which featured an abusive parent patterned on their late father. Mark Obama Ndesandjo also recounts his sporadic but intense encounters with his brother over the years in Cultures: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery. The self-published book, to be released…

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They despise the air that the other breathes, but President Obama and Dr. Cornel West have made the most influential list in a prominent publication. The president and the Princeton professor made the GQ list of “The 25 Least Influential People of 2013.” President Obama is ranked at No. 17. “He can blame Republicans in…

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It is not surprising that some of the following elite professional athletes made or were willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country. As we continue the weekend celebration of the men and women in the U.S. military on Veterans Day 2013, take a look at the athletes who enlisted in the Armed Forces…

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Many probably wonder just how President Obama rises to face the never-ending challenges of the world — much less the shenanigans and machinations of his Republican adversaries — and yet remain strong. Each morning for the past five years, while he is alone before most of his aides arrived at the White House, President Obama…

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The movie 42, inspired by the life of Jackie Robinson, was released in theaters nationwide. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson and takes a look at the first season when he broke baseball’s racial barrier. Moviegoers have shared their thoughts of the film on Twitter. Click continue to view reactions.

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Stars: Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie Baseball has been America’s favorite pastime for generations. So has racism. In the 1940s those two forces collided in what can only be called a date with destiny when Jackie Robinson crossed the color barrier in Major League Baseball after being drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers,…

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A portrait of Jackie Robinson’s life will be showcased in the new film, 42. Starring Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, the film takes a look at the trials and tribulations Robinson faced when he broke the racial barrier in Major League Baseball. In honor of Robinson’s legacy and the film, we have compiled a list…

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