Did racism kill Jackie Robinson?
By Tamra Burns Loeb, Adjunct Associate Professor - Interim, University of California, Los Angeles
Alicia Morehead-Gee, Adjunct assistant professor, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Derek Novacek, Assistant Project Scientist, UCLA School of Medicine
Major league baseball opens today, and few are likely to give race a thought. When Jackie Robinson integrated MLB in 1947, it was a far different story. Did racism lead to Robinson's early death?
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- Wednesday, March 31, 2021