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Title 42 today : Jackie Robinson and his legacy / foreword by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; edited by Michael G. Long ; afterword by Kevin Merida.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2021]


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 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  796.33 ROB    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  796.357 FOR    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Faxon Branch - Non Fiction  796.357 ROBINSON F    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  796.357 ROBINSON F    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "A Washington Mews book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-222) and index.
Contents Foreword : taking Jackie Robinson seriously / Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon -- Introduction : that day / Michael G. Long -- The owner / Howard Bryant -- A Methodist life / Randal Jelks -- Jackie Robinson Ball / George Vecsey -- Telling it the right way / Jonathan Eig -- A champion of nonviolence? / Mark Kurlansky -- The white media missed it / Chris Lamb -- On retiring 42 / David Naze -- Before the world failed him / Sridhar Pappu -- The dilemma of the Black Republican / Gerald Early -- "I've got to be me" : Robinson and the long Black freedom struggle / Yohuru Williams -- The first famous jock for justice / Peter Dreier -- Supporting Black women athletes / Amira Rose Davis -- The challenges of a gay Jackie Robinson / Adam Amal Rogers -- Afterword : the legacy of perfection / Kevin Merida.
Summary ""42 Today" is an exploration of Jackie Robinson and his legacy"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Influence.
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972. (OCoLC)fst00046870
African American baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00799042
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Long, Michael G., editor.
Added Title Forty-two today : Jackie Robinson and his legacy
Jackie Robinson and his legacy
Other Form: Online version: 42 today New York : New York University Press, 2021. 9781479805631 (DLC) 2020015027
ISBN 9781479805624 (hardcover)
1479805629 (hardcover)
9781479805631 (ebook)
9781479805617 (ebook)
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