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ESPN’s Claire Smith gives powerful acceptance speech for Jackie Robinson Foundation award

ESPN news editor Claire Smith is an incredible trailblazer, and someone who’s survived and thrived despite a lot of adversity. That was shown in December when she became the first female recipient of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, theShow More Summary

Crown Heights Residents Protest Development At Bedford-Union Armory

Before the latest in a series of meetings regarding the contentious Bedford Union Armory on Tuesday, dozens of Crown Heights residents, affordable housing advocates, and union workers rallied outside the Jackie Robinson School off Franklin Avenue. Show More Summary

42 Facts About Jackie Robinson

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In 1947, Robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first African American to play on a major sports team. Here are 42 facts to celebrate.

Dolores Catania Throws Celebration For New Gym & Melissa Gorga’s Ex Business Partner Jackie Beard Robinson Attends

I get that Dolores Catania’s shtick on Real Housewives of New Jersey is that she’s the neutral party who’s friends with everyone in the cast, but I was definitely surprised to see Melissa Gorga’s former business partner Jackie Beard Robinson at the opening of the Dolores’s new gym. Show More Summary

Jackie Robinson

A baseball legend. A racially charged history. A powerful spoken word duo. The post Jackie Robinson appeared first on The Good Men Project.

LeBron James Receives NAACP Jackie Robinson Sports Award

LeBron James took home the prestigious NAACP Jackie Robinson Sports Award. The post LeBron James Receives NAACP Jackie Robinson Sports Award appeared first on SLAMonline.

Stick to sports? Jackie Robinson's birthday reminds us sports and politics mix

Sports can never exist entirely in a bubble that's completely detached from the real world

Teresa Giudice, Dolores Catania, & Robyn Levy Come Through For Melissa Gorga’s Envy Store Re-Opening

The future was not looking too bright for Melissa Gorga‘s store Envy after her partner Jackie Beard Robinson left. To add insult to injury, Jackie sold the Envy merchandise at Posche, the story owned by Melissa’s nemesis Kim DePaola....Show More Summary

‘RHONJ’ Star Melissa Gorga Reopens Envy Boutique After Embarrassing Shut Down Scandal

Melissa Gorga has been knocked down, but not out, as evidenced by the Saturday reopening of the Real Housewives of New Jersey star’s boutique. Melissa relaunched ENVY after her business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, wiped out the shop’s inventory and furnishings, dissolving the duo’s partnership for good. Melissa promoted the event by offering an in-person shopping […]

‘RHONJ’ Kim DePaola Calls Out Melissa Gorga For ‘Talking Shit’ Amid Scandalous ENVY Closing

Kim DePaola continues to keep things lively, during the off-season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Kim has been sparring with Melissa Gorga, after she was asked to assist Melissa’s ex-business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, in selling off the inventory of her flopped boutique, ENVY. Kim obliged, holding a fire sale at her own […]

Atoy Wilson, the Jackie Robinson of Figure Skating

2 months agoNews : Vice News

In 1966, Atoy Wilson became the first African-American skater to win a national figure skating championship.

Sold! Melissa Gorga’s ENVY Store Shut Down Liquidation Sale ‘Went Well’ [Exclusive Details]

A sale to ENVY went down in Jersey last night — in a Real Housewives of New Jersey past/present retail mashup. Kim DePaola teamed up with Melissa Gorga’s ex-business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, hosting an  event to liquidate inventory from the defunct Montclair boutique. As reported, Jackie asked for Kim’s advice in recouping some of […]

Melissa Gorga’s Former Business Partner Explains Their Issues Over Envy Boutique

In just under a year, Melissa Gorga‘s business arrangement with Jackie Beard Robinson and envy boutique fell apart. Jackie wants to share her side of what happened and also wishes the Real Housewives of New Jersey star the best on reopening the store in time for the Spring season. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Kim De Paola Exposes Melissa Gorga’s ENVY Store Shut-Down & Claims Melissa Fleeced ENVY Credit Card for $1K Shoes For ‘RHONJ’ Reunion

Melissa Gorga’s dream has been wiped out — The Real Housewives of New Jersey star’s fashionista storyline dismantled, and erased. Melissa’s former business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, has teamed with Kim De Paola, and has stripped Melissa’s retail business, ENVY, down to the bare bones. Kim has already gone on record, claiming that Jackie is the real […]

EXCLUSIVE: Melissa Gorga’s ENVY Boutique Closed — Allegedly Gorga Used Company Credit Card For ‘RHONJ’ Expenses!

The jig is up — the latest hyped Real Housewives of New Jersey business scheme is officially a one-season wonder. We can exclusively report that Melissa Gorga and her business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, are closing ENVY boutique in Montclair, NJ. A local source reports that the the business venture defining Melissa Gorga’s Bravo storyline, […]

Death Sentence For Deer Spotted In Harlem

A deer that had been living in Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem was captured by the police today after wandering onto the lawn outside a nearby housing complex, and has been sentenced to death by the city. [ more › ]

Unusual New Resident of Manhattan Has People Talking

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

A male deer who has settled in Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, a block from a subway entrance, has his new neighbors worried about his safety.

City Says It Will Leave Lonely Harlem Deer Alone, And So Should You

Harlem residents are concerned and confused by a one-antlered deer that has taken up residence in a park there. The buck has been living in Jackie Robinson Park, a block-wide greensward between 145th and 155th streets, for nearly two...Show More Summary

Deer makes surprise appearance in New York City park

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

New York City resident Marissa Duque captured footage of a deer taking a walk in the middle of a park in New York. Video shot on Thursday, December 8th shows the animal walking leisurely at Harlem's Jackie Robinson Park, leaving visitors charmed and baffled by the unusual sight. Show More Summary

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