ESPN's Claire Smith gives powerful acceptance speech for Jackie Robinson Foundation award
It was further demonstrated last week when she received the ROBIE Award from the Jackie Robinson Foundation. That awards dinner saw Smith give a remarkable speech, one where she said the many challenges she's faced throughout her career are ...
Paul Robeson, Jackie Robinson and other tidbits from NJ history | Albright
Legendary baseball icon Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), was born in Cairo, Georgia, and reared in Pasadena, Calif. He excelled as a student-athlete at UCLA, but is best known for his historic debut as the first Black player in baseball before 25,000 fans ...
Students 'take a stand' at History Day with Jackie Robinson, suffragettes and other go-getters
Wearing a brown suit and paint on his face to depict the wrinkles of someone much older, Eric Nelson (as Branch Rickey) seated himself at a desk and told a small audience how he signed Jackie Robinson, major league baseball's first black player, to the ...
New Book Shares the Life of a Sports Icon, JACKIE ROBINSON
A great deal has been written about Jackie Robinson and far more has been written about spirituality and faith, but Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biogr.