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Baseball Legend Helping to Rebuild Africatown

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire AfricaTown is considered a dying municipality in Alabama that sits along the Gulf Coast and next to...

Jackie Robinson Museum opens after 14 years of planning

By Ronald Blum, Baseball Writer, Associated Press Long dreamed about and in development for longer than the big league career of the man it honors,...

Rachel Robinson Honored on 100th Birthday at All-Star Game

Baseball's All-Stars gathered on the field before Tuesday, July 19, night's game at Dodger Stadium to honor Rachel Robinson on her 100th birthday. Associated Press Los...

Jackie Robinson and the Handshake That Broke MLB’s Color Barrier

By Cori Zaragoza, Staff Writer After hitting a home run in the third inning against the Jersey City Giants, teammate and Montreal outfielder George Shuba...

Jackie Robinson Was A Republican Until The GOP Became The ‘White Man’s Party’

By Chris Lamb, IUPUI On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson played his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers, forever changing baseball and society. Robinson was Black,...