BHM Features

Black History Month Feature: Jackie Robinson

Camas High School college and career readiness teacher and varsity baseball coach Stephen Short reflected on the impact Jackie Robinson left not only on the sport of baseball but on the world. On April 15th, 1947, Robinson became the first African-American to break Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he started at first base for […]

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A Tribute to Jackie Robinson: A Pioneer

February is Black History Month and in honor of the countless pioneers of the civil rights movement, I will publish several tributes to these extraordinary American heroes. Jack “Jackie” Roosevelt Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball when he stepped out onto the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball diamond for the first time. Robinson was […]