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About the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Founded by the late Caldecott-award-winning children's book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation fosters children's love of reading and creative expression by supporting arts and literacy programs in public schools and libraries; cultivating new writers and illustrators of exceptional picture books that reflect the experience of childhood in our diverse culture; and protecting and promoting the work of Keats, whose book The Snowy Day broke the color barrier in mainstream children's publishing.
Supreme Court rulings before Hawkins broke the color barrier for students at the University of Florida.
Johnson broke the color barrier again in 1966 as a reporter on the staff of The New York Times, one of the first black journalists to work as a foreign correspondent for a major daily newspaper.
When they wanted someone to transcend the color barrier, they had to have an exciting example but also someone who could mentally take it, and would be strong enough to carry others.
The grandson of Alabama slaves, Percy Julian shattered the color barrier in science over a decade before Jackie Robinson did in baseball.
The Real Pepsi Challenge: The Inspirational Story of Breaking the Color Barrier in American Business By Stephanie Capparell Wall Street Journal Books/Free Press, January 2007 $25, ISBN 0-743-26571-3
In 1949-50 the English choreographer broke the city's color barrier by allowing JB and other talented African Americans (including John Jones, Billy Wilson, and later, Judith Jamison) to study with him.
Jackie Robinson's audacity in stealing home as "an emblem of possibility for social change" in chapter two also yields interesting insights about the man who broke the color barrier in professional baseball in 1947.
Joey describes the racial intolerance experienced by Robinson as he breaks the color barrier in professional baseball.
Just three years after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, Althea Gibson, in 1950, followed suit when she became the first African American to compete in the U.
At a time when deadly riots were being set off all over the South by the mere fact of black students' attempting to attend a university, Namath was "no more than twenty feet from where Governor Wallace stood, theatrically, at the entrance of Foster Auditorium" to protest Vivian Malone's breaking of the University of Alabama's color barrier.
Joe Stoshack lives in the 21st century, but when he has to write a report for school for Black History Week, he travels back in time to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson as he breaks the Major League Baseball color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Less literally, Mookie's replica jersey also points to one of his primary roles in the movie: Just as Robinson had broken baseball's color barrier (and much as Lee was doing groundbreaking work in the largely white film industry), Mookie embodies, as he wears the jersey, a brand of racial tolerance.
And in 1967, when the University of Miami wanted to break the color barrier, he sent them wide receiver Raymond Bellamy, their first black player.