Jackie Robinson Thesis Statement

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On April 15,1949 in California, Jackie Robinson spoke his mind about racial discrimination. OnvOnpiont.legacy.wburg.org ,Tom Ashbrook states, “When race was a wall in the country, he walked through it to play ball. In the face of white rage, he was a black man with the number 42 on his Brooklyn Dodgers uniform who -game by game- knocked deep, bitter racial stereotypes out of the park.” Jackie Robinson act of civil disobedience began when he was up to bat at baseball games and all the fans in the stands and the coaches on the opposing team started yelling racial comments. On Biography.com, the author states, “Even some of his new teammates objected to having an African-American on their team. People in the crowds sometimes jeered at Robinson,
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