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Bank of America Partners with Ken Burns to Present PBS Documentary ‘Jackie Robinson’

New PBS documentary details the baseball player’s courage and determination as a champion for African American athletes and a pioneer for civil rights

Tonight, “Jackie Robinson,” the two-part documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, in…

By Kali Wilder

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MLB’s Annual Civil Right’s Game To Air On ‘Jackie Robinson Day’

MLB honors Civil Rights Movement and Jackie Robinson

MLB honors the legacies of the Civil Rights Movement and Jackie Robinson’s contributions to baseball…

By Michael Tolbert

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MLB Exec Wendy Lewis Talks Jackie Robinson Day, Supplier Diversity Summit

MLB's Supplier Diversity Summit this year coincides with Jackie Robinson Day

Wendy Lewis talks the business of baseball and diversity

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Jackie Robinson & Alex Rodriguez Premiere in New Bluewater Productions Comic Books

Bluewater Productions is bringing the stories of Jackie Robinson & Alex Rodriguez to life with new comics.

Bluewater Productions has teamed up with Personality Comics to rerelease Jackie Robinson’s pictorial biography and…

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Jackie Robinson Glove Sells for $373K at Auction

Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball

A Jackie Robinson glove used in ’55 and ’56 World Series sells for $373K

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The Market for Jackie Robinson Memorabilia Soars

A Jackie Robinson glove valued at a million dollars to be auctioned soon

Sales of Jackie Robinson merchandise jumps 1000 percent

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Jackie Robinson’s Son, David Robinson, Blazes Own Path in Coffee Growing Field

Robinson's son owns a Tanzanian coffee growing company called Sweet Unity Farms

David Robinson feels blacks need to be self sufficient

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MLB Hall of Famer Duke Snider Talks Jackie Robinson

Former Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Duke Snider talks about Jackie Robinson.

Today, we have a quote from a Hall of Famer and former teammate of Robinson,…

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Check Out The Black Trailblazers Who Paved The Way For Us All

In a new campaign called "Black Enterprise Trailblazers" sponsored by Wal-Mart we take a look at the black trailblazers who paved the way

Read up on many of the men and women who paved the way for this…

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MLB All-Star Albert Pujols Talks Jackie Robinson

Did you go see the movie?

Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s biggest stars, Los Angeles Angels of…

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Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’ Scores Highest Grossing Baseball Movie Debut

Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel Robinson, helped in development of film

Film about breaking MLB’s color line did much better than expected

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Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Remembers Jackie Robinson

Doris Kearns Goodwin has followed baseball since she was six years old

“You just hope that blacks today understand the shoulders on which they stand.”

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MLB All-Star Robinson Cano Talks Jackie Robinson

Did you see the movie?

Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s biggest stars, New York Yankees second…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Red Sox Rookie Jackie Bradley Jr. Comments on ’42’

Film left something to be desired, Sox rookie says

Bradley Jr., 23, has shown an awareness of how he perceives his performance during the…

By Darren Sands

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MLB All Star Derek Jeter Talks Importance of Jackie Robinson

MLB All Star and New York Yankees mainstay Derek Jeter discussed the importance of Jackie Robinson.

Jeter dishes on the man who paved the way.

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Former MLB Player Darryl Strawberry Talks Jackie Robinson

Major League Baseball is celebrating the legacy of Jackie Robinson this month

Today, we have a quote from one of baseball’s most beleaguered and famed former stars,…

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Power Hitter: Legendary MLB Player Hank Aaron a Hit in Business Field

Baseball legend Hank Aaron scores big with his import dealerships

At Hank Aaron BMW in Union City, Georgia, you can smell it in the air

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Kevin Liles Hosts Celebrity Friends for ‘42’ Screening

Additionally this year and every year on April 15, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day.

The stars came out for this event.

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10 Things You May Not Have Known About Jackie Robinson

Did you know all of this?

Jackie Robinson’s (wiki) 42 movie is hitting theaters this week and many want to learn…

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Former MLB Manager Cito Gaston Talks Jackie Robinson

Jackie paved the way for many

The first black manager to win a World Series talks about the first black man…

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