Jack Roosevelt Robinson

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United States baseball player

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In 1944, three years before he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier, Lieutenant Jack Roosevelt Robinson was court-martialed at Fort Hood, Texas.
Can we be like Jack Roosevelt Robinson, one of the greatest men of the century, who made a profound difference just by the way he did his job day in and day out, saying nothing for his first two years in major-league baseball while absorbing a vile shower of racist taunts?
When Jack Roosevelt Robinson came up with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Black America was engulfed in and practically smothered by a giant white power lie.
The legendary baseball player, Jack Roosevelt Robinson, was the first black man to "officially" play in the big leagues in the 20th century.
And no Negro in America was as closely followed as was Jack Roosevelt Robinson on that April afternoon.