Jackie Robinson

Writing

Mighty Writers Helping Young Storytellers

The daily work of volunteers at the three Mighty Writers locations in Philadelphia is helping kids, 7-17, think and write with clarity.

01/15/2014

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Schools To Get Free Access To Civil Rights Documentaries

A new initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities is providing schools and communities free access to documentaries tracing the civil rights movement.

10/22/2013

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MLB, Teams Taking Students To See Film ’42’

Major League Baseball and its 30 teams plan to take thousands of teenagers to see the Jackie Robinson film “42.”

04/22/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.12.13

Chris concludes his week of broadcasts from the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC with Pennsylvania Congressman Jim Gerlach and New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and reviews the first full week of the Phillies season with CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.

04/12/2013

Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in the film 42. (Credit: Warner Bros.)

Phillies Play Shameful Role In Jackie Robinson Film ’42’

There are several scenes in the film 42 in which the Phillies are featured for the shameful way they treated the man who broke baseball’s color line.

04/12/2013

(Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in "42.")

Movie Review: ’42’

Writer-director Brian Helgeland uses baseball as a metaphor for the United States and its segregationism of the 1940s.

04/12/2013

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Bill Wine’s Winter Movies Preview

Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.

01/17/2013

The Toronto Blue Jays stand for the National Anthem before action against the Baltimore Orioles during MLB action at the Rogers Centre April 15, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Both teams wore the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (credit: Abelimages/Getty Images)

Breaking Barriers, Breaking News, Breaking Heads

It has escaped much attention but this past Sunday was “Jackie Robinson Day” in major league ballparks around the country. Robinson and his legacy were remembered with various tributes and testimonials.

04/18/2012

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Commemorating Black History

Since 1976, every president has proclaimed Black History Month and the leadership of African Americans has been widely noted.

02/20/2012

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