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Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson was a great baseball player who played most of his career for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
It was the first black player toenter Major League Baseball. Apart from his outstanding playing career, made ​​a strong political and community activities for equal rights and combatingdiscrimination.
The great struggle against the rights of people of color because in those times were discriminated against and their rights were not respectedjackie robinson so since it was the first man of color to rinse out a major league baseball was also wing task fight for the other people who werediscriminated against had a chance to be treated like other people.
He undertook projects to improve housing for people of color.
He dealt with people likeMartin Luther King, and influenced its activity presidents, including Eisenhower, Kennedy and Nixon.Asimismo worked with churches and social organizations.When baseball's disease was diagnosed diabetes and yet appeared in the 1972 World Series and nearly blind, died as the day des October 24, 1972.
After hisdeath his wife founded the Jackie Robinson Foundation which gives scholarships with the aim of helping disadvantaged youth to give them education and make themuseful citizens.
It was a brave man and one of the sentences that told a reporter in New Orleans was "not claim anything special. Just pretend that allowus to live like you, as our Constitution demands it."
Patrick, Denise Lewis. “Jackie Robinson (TIME, for Kids Biographies)”.

Carla Dinorah Dueñas Lopez
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