Civil Rights Activist

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson became the first African-American major league baseball player of the modern era in 1947. While not the first African American professional baseball player in United States history, his Major League debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers ended approximately eighty years of baseball segregation, also known as the baseball color line. (Photo credit: AP)

Jackie Robinson Day Across Major League Baseball

April 15 is known to most Americans as tax day. For New Englanders this year, it’s Patriot’s Day. But across the baseball world, April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day.

CBS Miami–04/15/2013

(Source: CBS)

Civil Rights Activist To Be Honored At Little River Post Office

A dedication ceremony to honor late civil rights activist Jesse J. McCrary, Jr. will take place at the Little River Post Office February 22nd.

02/17/2013

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