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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

Class of 2024 Announcement

With great excitement, the Jackie Robinson Foundation announces the selection of 70 new JRF Scholars, comprising the Class of 2024! Chosen from 3,048 qualified applicants,…

September 23, 2020 Read More

Rest In Peace John Thompson Jr.

With deep sadness, we acknowledge the loss of legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson, Jr. An enduring reflection of the best of collegiate coaching, the Hall…

September 1, 2020 Read More

Chadwick Boseman 1976-2020

August 28, 2020, New York, New York: It is with tremendous sadness that the Jackie Robinson Foundation mourns the loss of actor, screenwriter and philanthropist,…

August 29, 2020 Read More

JRF thanks MacKenzie Scott

The Jackie Robinson Foundation is thrilled and deeply grateful to have received an overwhelmingly generous donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This transformational gift substantially bolsters…

August 3, 2020 Read More