How politics played a major role in the signing of Jackie Robinson

On October 23, 1945, the Brooklyn Dodgers signed Jackie Robinson to their top minor league team, the Montreal Royals, ending the color line in professional baseball. Chris Lamb, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis After the signing, an Associated Press reporter asked [...]

Donyale Luna, Iconic American Cover Model Soars In the Heat The Civil Rights Movement Over 50 Years Ago

It’s been a dance of in and out of fashion steps, forward and back, since Donyale Luna became the first black supermodel just over 50 years ago. Len D. Henry for FashCam | The New York Times once called her “a stunning Negro model [...]

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