The Jackie Robinson Foundation Breaks Ground on the Jackie Robinson Museum in NY


Jackie Robinson!!

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by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson)

The Jackie Robinson Museum is one step closer to becoming a reality.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for donors on April 27, 2017.  The 18,500-square foot space will honor the late sports legend Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball and played an active, pioneering role in the modern civil rights movement.  “Jack lived his life with such great purpose,” said Rachel Robinson, JRF Founder and wife of Jackie Robinson. “I hope that visitors to the Museum will not only learn about his journey and experience his energy, but that they will be inspired to view each day as a chance to make a difference.”

The Jackie Robinson Museum will expand the Foundation’s mission to educate and expose current and future generations of Americans to a man and an era that were pivotal in…

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2 thoughts on “The Jackie Robinson Foundation Breaks Ground on the Jackie Robinson Museum in NY

    1. Amen to that! I’m happy that is widow is still alive to see and participate in the Ground breaking ceremony. She has pushed hard to keep her husband’s legacy alive. God Bless her!! ❤

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