Literature & Stories

A reminder: How sports pushed the Civil Rights agenda

Two new children’s books tell the story of how Negro League baseball, led by the great Jackie Robinson, broke down racial boundaries in America and predated the end of the Jim Crow races laws.

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Something worth teaching your own family about, regardless of whether we care anything for baseball in Jamaica, which we don’t. It might be something else to motivate themselves away from the TV, out playing sport and all because they read about it in a book.

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