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Jackie Robinson Day 2022

On April 15, 1947, 75 years ago, Jackie Robinson stepped onto Ebbets Field as a Brooklyn Dodger, changing baseball – and changing the course of…

April 15, 2022 Read More

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

Meet Patrick Graham ’01

What part of Jackie’s legacy inspires you the most? Jackie’s legacy of charity inspires me the most. Considering the highly-visible position that I am in,…

June 29, 2021 Read More

Meet Juma Sei ’22

To foster his diverse interests, Juma is a member of several on-campus organizations. He is Secretary of Yale’s Black Men’s Union and liaisons between first-year…

June 25, 2021 Read More