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Jackie Robinson
used in A Lesson Before Dying

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U.S. baseball player who, in 1947, broke through the color barrier and faced harassment with equanimity (calmness) to pave the way for other African-Americans to play major league ball (1919-1972)
  • Jackie Robinson.
    Chapter 12 (7% in)
  • Now, while I stood there listening to the old men in their praise of Jackie Robinson, I remembered something else.
    Chapter 12 (33% in)
  • The old men down at the end of the bar were still talking about Jackie Robinson.
    Chapter 12 (50% in)
  • And I wondered if the one in that cell uptown would call on Jackie Robinson as the other one had called on Joe Louis.
    Chapter 12 (62% in)

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