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Despite Rampant Discrimination In the Military, These...

During World War II, James Jones was a member of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African-American armored combat unit. He was nearly denied...

Will 100 Black Athletes Risk Everything to...

By sitting down during the national anthem and standing up for justice, Colin Kaepernick is testing the limits of the Black athlete to engage...

Filmmaker Ken Burns Delivers a Brilliant Explanation...

Ken Burns Tells Colbert Why Racism Dominates American History. Ken Burns Tells Colbert Why Racism Dominates American History. According to the filmmaker, Trump taking...

City of Philadelphia Apologizes to Jackie Robinson...

Although it is known as the city of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia wasn't considered so friendly to legendary Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. After 69 years,...

6 Athletes Who Would Have Had More...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport’s history. But the champion was not only highly...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...

What A Crying Shame: Vandals Deface Jackie...

A Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park in Coney Island has been vandalized. The statue was spray painted with swastikas and racist slur that read: "Heil...

Dodger Carl Crawford Warned for Wearing ‘Jackie...

Major League Baseball warned Los Angeles Dodger slugger Carl Crawford against wearing the special edition Jackie Robinson cleats he wore as a tribute on...

42 Reasons to Commemorate Jackie Robinson

On April 15, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day. On that day 66 years ago, Robinson broke the baseball color line and became...

5 Issues That Hollywood May Omit in...

I'm both excited and apprehensive about the upcoming Jackie Robinson biopic, 42. I'm excited because any high-profile film and attendant discussion about the man Martin Luther...

Michelle Obama Says Jackie Robinson Biopic Delivers...

During a private screening event for 42, a biopic detailing the life of Jackie Robinson, first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday told an audience of...

’42’ Soundtrack Includes Great Sampling of Period...

The past two years has seen two high-profile baseball-themed movies: one good, 2011’s “Moneyball,” and the other less-than-good, last year’s Clint Eastwood-starring “Trouble With...

Kansas City To Host Public Screening of...

Kansas City has officially been named the location for the only advanced screening available to the general public for the film  42,  which chronicles...

Rachel Robinson Grateful Mariano Rivera Last to...

Rachel Robinson, the wife of baseball trailblazer Jackie Robinson, said she was glad that the last New York Yankee to wear her husband's No....

New Trailer for Jackie Robinson Biopic '42'

42 was the man's number. This is not related to the Hitchhiker's Guide.

Pres. Obama Wants to Visit Atlanta Set...

President Barack Obama heads back to Atlanta for more fundraising this week, and reportedly wants to visit the set of a movie filming here. Deadline...

President Obama Seeks To Visit Set Of...

President Obama is hoping for an opportunity to visit the set of the Jackie Robinson Biopic, titled 42, According to a Deadline report, Legendary Entertainment...

Take A Look At First Photos From...

Filming for Brian Helgeland's Jackie Robinson's biopic 42 started last week in Macon, GA. Footage of actor Chadwick Boseman, who is playing the legendary...

T.R. Knight Is Joining Chadwick Boseman In...

T. R. Knight is joining Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford in the Jackie Robinson Biopic 42.  Boseman takes on the biggest role of his...

Chadwick Boseman Is Jackie Robinson For New...

It's Confirmed! Chadwick Boseman will star as Jackie Robinson in biopic. Legendary Pictures has confirmed that Boseman will star in the long time dormant untitled project....