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While we definitely honor and acknowledge black history all year round, February 1st marks the official start of Black History Month – a time of…

It’s a swing and a hit for the new Jackie Robinson biopic at theaters around the country. “Forty Two: The True Story of an American Legend,” took in 27-point-two-million-dollars in its opening weekend to debut at number one at the box office. The movie stars Chadwick Boseman as the baseball legend credited with breaking the […]

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Jackie Robinson’s contribution to American history will be remembered with particular poignancy over the next several days, between the opening of the movie “42” and the 66th anniversary of his major-league debut. Whether we see the film or reflect about the meaning of the “42” on every jersey across the major leagues on April 15, […]

The Jackie Robinson biopic “42,” about Major League Baseball’s first African American player, would not be opening in theaters next month if it weren’t for the blessing of his widow. And she had some concerns. Rachel Robinson, who owns the rights to her late husband’s story, questioned director Brian Helgeland’s vision of the biopic, which […]