Jackie Robinson

Turning the Other Cheek

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

Professional baseball player who broke the color barrier

Jackie Robinson
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Overview

While Jackie Robinson is widely celebrated today for breaking the color line in Major League Baseball, this was not the case when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s. As he endured abuse from fans and opposing teams and carried the future of Black baseball players in his hands, Robinson’s patience was put to the ultimate test.   

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Jackie Robinson

8min

How Jackie Robinson fought the urge to fight his detractors.

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