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A Jackie Robinson Mystery

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

We know Jackie Robinson spoke to students at City College on Feb. 14, 1949. But we don’t know what he said. Do you?

Happy Birthday, Jackie Robinson

  A legend was born in Cairo, Georgia on this day in 1919. [ more › ]

Life after 'Downton Abbey': PBS touts Ken Burns' doc on Jackie Robinson and a 'Hamilton' movie

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Don't cry for "Downton Abbey." PBS isn't. As the popular period drama about the lives of British aristocracy and their domestic servants winds down with its sixth and final season, the network is setting its sights on what's next: a new Ken Burns documentary about Jackie Robinson, the new drama...

Mariners Welcome Back Griffey, Retiring No. 24 on All Levels

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Ken Griffey Jr. paused and for a moment the joking stopped. Junior became thoughtful and reflective about the idea of his No. 24 hanging next to Jackie Robinson's No. 42 as the only numbers retired at Safeco Field.

Michael Hamilburg, literary agent, was 82

Michael Hamilburg was the book agent for Jim Morrison, Jackie Robinson, Vincent Bugliosi and many other writers — as well as a number of Los Angeles journalists through the years....

Passings: Michael Hamilburg, Nicholas Caldwell, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

Michael Hamilburg Literary agent ran father's agency Michael Hamilburg, a Beverly Hills agent who helped shepherd writing by Vincent Bugliosi, Jim Morrison, Paul Schrader, Jackie Robinson and others into film and print, died Jan. 1 of complications from Parkinson's disease, said Gregory Jackson,...

Oh That’s You? Actor Chadwick Boseman Arrives At LAX With A PYT

Chadwick Boseman Arrives At LAX With Brownskinned Lady Chadwick Boseman has become the go-to guy for black biopics lately… After knocking it out the park as Jackie Robinson in ’42’ he did his thing as James Brown in ‘Get On

Jackie Robinson Statue to Be Featured at Dodgers Stadium in 2016

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday they're set to unveil a statue of Jackie Robinson outside Dodger Stadium in 2016. According to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com, California-based sculptor Branly Cadet has been tabbed to create the statue,...Show More Summary

Dodger Stadium's first statue will be of Jackie Robinson

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Dodgers are finally going the statue route at Dodger Stadium and on Tuesday announced the first would be of Jackie Robinson. The Dodgers said the statue will be 9 to 10 feet tall and located at a stadium site to be determined during the 2016 season. Statues of players have become fairly commonplace...

A “Lil Positivity”: Chadwick Boseman Officially Tapped To Play Iconic Black Lawyer Thurgood Marshall In New Biopic

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Chadwick Boseman To Play Thurgood Marshall In Thriller Biopic Another one! DJ Khaled voice Via NYDailyNews Having already played Jackie Robinson and James Brown, Chadwick Boseman will tackle another icon in a courtroom thriller about Thurgood Marshall. Producers announced Wednesday

Chadwick Boseman Set to Portray Thurgood Marshall in Reginald Hudlin Film  

Chadwick Boseman has portrayed some of the greatest historical black figures, from Jackie Robinson to James Brown, and now he’s set to portray Thurgood Marshall in a new Reginald Hudlin film.

Chadwick Boseman To Play Thurgood Marshall In New Film

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK (AP) -- Having already played Jackie Robinson and James Brown, Chadwick Boseman will tackle another icon in a courtroom thriller about Thurgood Marshall. Producers announced Wednesday that Boseman will star as the legendary attorney in "Marshall," a film to be directed by "Django Unchained" producer Reginald Hudlin. Show More Summary

Chadwick Boseman Will Star As Thurgood Marshall; Gavel Sound, Gavel Sound

Chadwick Boseman, best known for his iconic roles as Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get On Up, and Thoth in Gods of Egypt — you know, that Egyptian god with the beak? Although it doesn't seem like he will be sporting a beak in this film, but anyway, where were we, oh... More »

Man plunges to death from Harlem housing complex

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The man was found behind one of the buildings in the Jackie Robinson Houses on E. 129 St. at about 9:40 p.m., according to police.

Football: Adrian Garcia of Fulton Prep is PAC-8 League player of the year

Adrian Garcia of Fulton Prep has been selected the player of the year in football from the PAC-8 League. First-team all-league Offense QB_Donovan Martinez, Animo Jackie Robinson, Sr.; Israel Perez, Fulton, Sr.; RB_Adrian Garcian, Fulton, Sr.; Damiko Lakey, Animo Jackie Robinson, Sr.; Joseph Hernandez,...

Teens harass senior residents at Jackie Robinson Houses

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Teens banging on doors and blocking a Harlem public housing building’s entrance have been harassing senior residents for over a year.

Dodgers are set to hire Dave Roberts as manager

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

More than half a century after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier with the Dodgers, the team is on the verge of hiring its first minority manager. Former Dodgers outfielder Dave Roberts, who has an African American father and Japanese mother, is expected to be announced as the team's...

CNN’s Rachel Nichols Compares Missouri Football Team to Jackie Robinson

Discussing on Monday’s Anderson Cooper 360 the resignation of the president at the University of Missouri, CNN sports anchor Rachel Nichols compared the Missouri football team’s promise that it wouldn’t practice until the school’s president resigned over an alleged string of racial incidents at the school to the late Jackie Robinson taking a stand for integration in the 1950s.

Non-Sequiturs: 11.09.15

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

 From Jackie Robinson to Missouri: Money is more important to white people than hating on blacks. [ATL Redline] Are you right to be outraged when the government lies to you? [Guile is Good] A glimmer of hope in 2015 bar exam results, but mostly more bad news. Show More Summary

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