16 April 2008 @ 07:32 pm
Celebrating April 15th  
The sixty-first anniversary of Jackie Robinson's Civil Rights milestone.

An American major league sport saw its first integration seven years before legal segregation was overturned in American public schools.

Rachel Robinson's interview on education and The Jackie Robinson Foundation.

Guest speaker Prof. Pellom McDaniels' speech at the Negro League Museum's celebration.

Mike Bauman calls for a national Holiday.

MLB's coverage and page o'links.

It's great that MLB is making JRD an annual observation. It would be even better if the date was given its proper due in mainstream American history.

Really beats bitching about income taxes.
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