Honoring Jackie Robinson Extends Into Orbit This Year
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Honoring Jackie Robinson Extends Into Orbit This Year

JOE RESNICK, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in…

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Hopes High Negro Leagues Stadium Makes Comeback
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Hopes High Negro Leagues Stadium Makes Comeback

SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The light touch of a paint roller…

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As MLB Honors Jackie Robinson, Can it Reverse a Trend?
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As MLB Honors Jackie Robinson, Can it Reverse a Trend?

[USA Today] Just when we want to believe that times are changing and prejudice is…

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Jackie Robinson’s Wife Remembers “Great,” Black Sports Reporter
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Jackie Robinson’s Wife Remembers “Great,” Black Sports Reporter

by Antonio Harvey Special to the NNPA from the LA Watts Times Rachel Robinson, at…

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Hollywood Reflects on Race in Year of Black, Civil Rights Films
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Hollywood Reflects on Race in Year of Black, Civil Rights Films

(Reuters) – Race in America has been a hot topic of debate this summer and…

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Why Was Sam Lacy Left Out of ’42′?
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Why Was Sam Lacy Left Out of ’42′?

Another Viewpoint by Tim Lacy Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper I have…

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Film Review: 42
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Film Review: 42

by Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic Jackie Robinson’s life is lesson in courage. It’s a…

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Jackie Robinson: “Too Bad He’s The Wrong Color”
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Jackie Robinson: “Too Bad He’s The Wrong Color”

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   You could say “42,” the film about the…

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