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The Legacy of Jackie Robinson


This first panel in the series is a one-hour moderated discussion among Jackie Robinson’s daughter, Sharon Robinson, who is also an author and educator, and described her father’s contribution to civil rights during his lifetime; civil rights historian Taylor Branch; MLS Hall of Famer Cobi Jones; and NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott.

Topics included:

  1. The impact of sports on society with respect to attitudes towards race and racism
  2. How sports can and should right their own ships with respect to inclusion and equity for people of color in sports

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