Tag Archives: Urban League

May 10, 1958

Above, the initial Jackie Robinson story, May 9, 1958. Below, the next day, when Robinson modified his remarks… Unfortunately, the Urban League’s award to the Dodgers apparently wasn’t considered newsworthy, so The Times didn’t cover it and we don’t know … Continue reading

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A question of leadership

July 18-Aug. 1, 1957Los Angeles In the summer of 1957, eight years before the Watts riots, the Los Angeles Sentinel, a weekly newspaper serving the black community, published a three-part series by Stanley Robertson titled: “Does Los Angeles Have a … Continue reading

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