In 1982, Jackie Robinson became the first Major League Baseball player to appear on a US postage stamp. Jackie Robinson was 28 years old when he broke into the Major Leagues, yet he still won the unified Rookie of the Year Award. Fifty years after he became the first modern black player, Major League baseball chose his number as the first one to ever retire for every team.
January 29, 2017 7:02 pm
The “talented tenth”. That’s who W.E.B. Du Bois thought would make the difference for black people of the United States. The success of writers, poets and musicians in the Harlem Renaissance