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U.S. History Topics » Movements » Civil Rights

Jackie Steals Home

involves high school students in analyzing primary documents related to Jackie Robinson's breaking the color line (when he stepped onto Ebbets field on April 15, 1947) to help them understand racial barriers not only in baseball and other sports, but in society. (Library of Congress)

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Half-length portrait of Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn Dodgers uniform, posed, holding baseball bat.

Jackie Robinson comic book

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