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Adults Cheat, Kids Suffer

There is nothing worse than children suffering at the hands of an adults’ wrongdoing. 

There are 14 boys that made up the Jackie Robinson West Little League team that claimed the American National Title at the 2014 Little League World Series.   317 more words

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My Personal Reflections of Black History Month

One of many, many elegantly put quotes by this man

THOUGHTS REGARDING THE 28 DAYS SET ASIDE TO FOCUS ON BLACK AMERICANS OF AFRICAN DESCENT FROM A MIDDLE AGED AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE… 651 more words

Martin Luther King

Jackie Robinson Never Had it Made

I grew up with three brothers, therefore I first knew Jackie Robinson as a legendary baseball player. I became more aware of the world and more political, and then I found out that he had been the first Black baseball player allowed to play in the Major Leagues. 861 more words

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Remembering The Negro Leagues

-David S.-

Sorry to have not posted in a little while.  I’ve been sooooooooo busy with the start of my high school freshman baseball preseason, strength and agility training, school, music lessons, and more. 119 more words

MLB Today

(In)Famous Courts-Martial

A little more than a month ago, the Washington Post (here) and the New York Times (here) broke the story that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice prosecutors recommended that General (ret.) David Petraeus ( 1,079 more words

Military Legal History

Jackie Robinson West stripped of Little League US Championship

Adam, Connor and Jarrett discuss their frustration with the Jackie Robinson West fiasco and politicians with callers and texters.

http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/thebeat/TheBeat21415JRW.mp3

Chicago

Hall Of Fame Highlights Contributions Of Black Ballplayers

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The National Baseball Hall of Fame is celebrating Black History month with special Presidents Week events highlighting the contributions of African-American ballplayers. 116 more words

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