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Letter from Jackie Robinson to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, May 13, 1958. Robinson is telling President Eisenhower how the blacks in America have patiently been waiting for their rights. The president has been urging the African American community to “wait for the hearts of men to change”, but Jackie speaks for them all and says they cannot wait any longer. Robinson feels that there needs to be change now, he and other African Americans are entitled to their rights as citizens like everyone else under the constitution.

"Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate." National Archives and Records
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