The Jackie Robinson Foundation hosted its 42nd Awards Dinner, the culmination of the annual gathering of its Jackie Scholars. The foundation has provided $65 million in scholarship assistance and program support since its inception. More
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation announced its inaugural Blue Diamond Gala honoring the Jackie Robinson Foundation and other organizations. Rachel Robinson, Jackie's widow, will receive an award at the gala. More
Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson's daughter, shared her family's inspiring tales with students in New Orleans. She was there to help students experience the Breaking Barriers program during the annual MLB Urban Invitational. More
Sharon Robinson spoke to a group of about 50 young girls at the Cincinnati Urban Youth Academy, where she discussed life goals and self expression. Robinson also helped them craft essays for the 2015 Breaking Barriers contest. More
Jackie Robinson, the first black player in Major League Baseball, was a friend and ally of Rev. Martin Luther King. Robinson's role in the integration of the national pastime helped paved the way for King's work as a civil rights activist. More
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