Baseball Has Yet to Deliver Greatest Tribute to Jackie Robinson Print E-mail
Written by Liz Banks   
Friday, 01 July 2016

RobinsonBaseball Has Yet to Deliver Greatest Tribute to Jackie Robinson

An article by Sports of the Times

For me, Jackie Robinson day is a celebration of struggle and perseverance, a reminder that hope and progress in civil rights are often mistimed allies.

There are steps forward, then back, with incremental advances to show for them. The process is frustrating and frequently demoralizing, and it shaves years off the lives of the pioneers and activists who have been compelled by conscience or circumstance to challenge the status quo.

Read complete article here.





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