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In Memoriam: Sidney Poitier

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) mourns the loss of venerable actor, civil rights activist, and friend Sidney Poitier. Poitier is a global icon, whose profound…

January 10, 2022 Read More

In Memoriam: Laurie M. Dickey ‘90

the Jackie Robinson Foundation family is saddened by the passing of JRF Alumnae, Laurie M. Dickey ’90. Laurie’s mastery and love of teaching, passionate advocacy for students, and commitment to community were evident to all who knew her. She carried herself with an authentic grace and warmth that put everyone she encountered at ease and made her infinitely likable.

January 3, 2022 Read More

Tribute for David Dinkins

With tremendous sadness, we acknowledge the loss of former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, who died yesterday at 93 years old. As the first…

November 24, 2020 Read More

Tribute for Joe Morgan

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) mourns the loss of Hall of Fame second baseman and JRF board member emeritus Joe Morgan. With an on-field career…

October 13, 2020 Read More