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Photo courtesy of history.com

Yes, I know this is not really related to SoCal Sports, but I honestly don’t care.

It would be remiss of me to not give homage to this man on the occasion of what would have been his 89th birthday today, for what he did not only to this country, but for the world in general. 229 more words


Revisiting Dr. King, Baseball, & Jackie Robinson

In honor of  today’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, the repeat of my 1/15/17 blog post, “Dr. Martin Luther King, Baseball, & Jackie Robinson”, follows below. 600 more words

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Reading List: Civil Rights

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we are sharing a few books that highlight the Civil Rights movement in America and across the world. 272 more words


Thank You, Dr. King

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” … 36 more words


Challenge: Beyond the Big Five

So let’s talk about something.  America has a month devoted to African-American history (February).  Most teachers and school districts these days fall in line with this and do at least a few activities relating to the theme. 432 more words

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NFL Notes And Dick Enberg's Tribute To Jackie Robinson On a 1976 "Sports Challenge"

There are three Super Bowl rematches, in this the penultimate week of the 2017 NFL regular season.

The Rams were favored by 7 and won the ’99 season Supe by 7, vs the Tennessee Titans. 189 more words

Remembering Dick Enberg

The memories and moments flow in my brain, recalling a superb broadcaster, Dick Enberg, who died yesterday, at the ago of 82.

Driving home, I place on a compact disc of “moments past,” and on it from the great show Enberg hosted, “Sports Challenge,” was Dick reading, maybe writing, a tribute to Jackie Robinson. 170 more words