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Jackie Robinson gets a freeway named after him

A 4.2 mile stretch of the 210, to be exact It’s a widely known fact that Angelenos love naming their freeways. From the Santa Ana to the Santa Monica to the Ventura Highway in the sunshine (not actually a highway, so it counts), freeways...Show More Summary

Legislature names part of Interstate 210 for baseball legend Jackie Robinson

Essential Politics: Live updates as Assembly agrees to extend climate change law, but cap and trade auction fizzles Aug. 23, 2016, 3:40 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've got a number of big stories that we're following: Lawmakers...

Football: Dorsey to play team from American Samoa

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Dorsey had been struggling to find an opponent for its season opener on Friday night. The Dons found one in a high school team from American Samoa that they will play at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Tafuna has been in the area traveling with more than 50 players. For the latest on high school sports,...

Tim Cook says running Apple is 'a lonely job,' but 'CEOs don't need any sympathy'

On a sleek white coffee table in Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook's fourth-floor office in late July, beneath framed posters of Robert F. Kennedy, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson, a rose-gold iPhone 6s sits in its original box. Earlier that morning, Cook had stood in front...

The Very Best Documentaries of 2016 So Far

The world's a terrifying place, but at least that makes for good documentaries.  From Anthony Weiner's sexting disasters to Jackie Robinson's courage, these are the documentary films that have grabbed our attention in 2016 so far. It's...Show More Summary

De-escalate the Suspicion, Escalate the Trust

When I was a young girl, about 10 years old in 1950, I came face to face with ugly, vile, stupid and dangerous discrimination: I cheered Jackie Robinson on with all my girl power to counteract what my father said was hatred aimed atShow More Summary

The Bias Buzz Podcast- FBI Gives Hillary a Pass on Criminal Charges, AG Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton, Al Gore Compares Himself to Jackie Robinson

Episode 13.  This week we discuss the FBI’s decision to not recommend criminal prosecution of Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server, Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s conversation with Bill Clinton, who will be the next British Prime Minister, Al Gore compares himself to Jackie Robinson and more. Don’t forget to subscribe to […]

Al Gore Calls Himself The Jackie Robinson Of ‘Climate Change’ Or Something

Though, I can’t find any articles about Jackie Robinson making a ton of money off being a hypocrite in regards to Black people. Can you? (Washington Examiner) As a man

‘The greatest star of them all’: Yankees remember Muhammad Ali

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

There were two athletes that mattered most in CC Sabathia's home: Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali.

NBA HOFer Tom 'Satch' Sanders wants to pass on lessons he got from Jackie Robinson

The Celtics legend addressed a Congressional briefing about the importance of mentorship. WASHINGTON -- In a massive room on the second floor of the Cannon House Office Building, adjacent the sleepy halls of Congress, a couple of hundred...Show More Summary

Nick Robinson Brings "Being Charlie" To Life

Movie Review - Jackie K Cooper "Being Charlie" (Paladin) Most movies about drug addiction are sordid, squalid tales from the streets of the big cities. That is certainly not the case with "Being Charlie". Here we have a story about super upscale people who live in clean surroundings and for whom money is not a problem. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Steph Curry

Dear Steph, I have not written a fan letter to an athlete since I was a young girl and wrote to one of my personal heroes, Jackie Robinson. But decades later, after watching your incredible performance last night coming off a tough injury,...Show More Summary

Football: Dorsey is holding Friday night passing competition

Dorsey High is holding weekly Friday night seven on seven passing competitions beginning tomorrow. The competition will be held at Jackie Robinson Stadium next to the school and begin at 5 p.m. Sylmar, Cleveland, West Adams, Eagle Rock and Westchester are among the schools participating the opening...

Baseball Still Trails on Diversity

Major League Baseball was lily white, for players and management alike, until Jackie Robinson left the Negro Leagues to join the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. How much progress has been made toward the goal of diversity since then? Not enough. A...Show More Summary

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4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Where Have You Gone, Jackie Robinson? Pianist Kathleen Supové is to perform “Achilles Dreams Of Ebbets Field” by Dylan Mattingly in a world premiere at the Di Menna Center for Classical Music in New York. The Brooklyn Dodgers will be… … read more AJBlog: Straight|UpPublished 2016-04-24 Back to Reality: Torma on Michelangelo’s Art “Colossal as […]

Where Have You Gone, Jackie Robinson?

4 months agoArts : Straight Up

Pianist Kathleen Supové is to perform “Achilles Dreams Of Ebbets Field” by Dylan Mattingly in a world premiere at the Di Menna Center for Classical Music in New York. The Brooklyn Dodgers will be there in memory only. A massive, visionary piece in 24 parts, the solo piano work deals with heroism, passion, loss, grief, […]

Arts & Culture Top Stories: Newsweek in Review

From Ken Burns' Jackie Robinson documentary to a review of Iggy Pop's possible last tour, here's a look at the top arts and culture stories of the past week. 14 Celebrities Explain Why They Support Donald Trump (Or Not) Newsweek asked...Show More Summary

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