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Forty years after he was named the first African-American manager in Major League Baseball, Frank Robinson reflects on the state of African-Americans in baseball today.October 03, 2014
25 years ago, veteran Dodgers executive Al Campanis shocked the nation by making racially charged remarks on ABC's Nightline - an event that put Major League Baseball's hirng practices under intense scrutiny.March 29, 2012
Since 2004, the Negro Leagues Grave Marker Project has been tracking down the final resting places of long forgotten players and honoring their memories by installing headstones. The Project, founded by Dr. Jeremy Krock, has raised almost $10,000.February 20, 2011
Ishmael Arnold, a young man who idolizes Jackie Robinson, shows his own courage in the face of the Nashville FloodAugust 18, 2010