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Required Readings

I have two required readings for my school year. One is a requirement for the Jackie Robinson Foundation. The first one is “I Never Had It Made”, an autobiography by Jackie Robinson (which is signed by his widow, Rachel Robinson who is also the matriarch of the foundation). 68 more words

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Family of late black golf great Charlie Sifford accused of $1 million theft

CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him. 389 more words

News

Jen Welter named Arizona Cardinals assistant coach

Jen Welter has been hired as the NFL’s first female coach and has been named an assistant coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals. Will she succeed? 8 more words

Football

Race Relations and US Sports: Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

On October 14, 1964, four days after the start of the Tokyo Summer Games, civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr won the Nobel Peace Prize. 439 more words

Books

My Interview On WPIX In 2009

On April 3, 2009 the NY Mets opened their new stadium in an exhibition game against the Boston Red Sox. I was there in Section 15 with my son Anthony to take in the Citi Field first. 222 more words

Sports

DID YOU KNOW THAT JACKIE ROBINSON WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN ON THE COVER OF TIME?

In May 1950, Life Magazine released to the newstand (their May 8th Edition) with Jackie Robinson as the featured cover (the first time in the magazine’s THEN 13 Year History an African American graced their cover)

source: BlackThen.com

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DID YOU KNOW THAT JACKIE ROBINSON WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN ON THE COVER OF TIME?

In May 1950, Life Magazine released to the newstand (their May 8th Edition) with Jackie Robinson as the featured cover (the first time in the magazine’s THEN 13 Year History an African American graced their cover)

source: BlackThen.com

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