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Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier

A young rookie for the Brooklyn Dodgers forever changed the game of baseball on April 15, 1947. Number 42, Jackie Robinson, broke the color barrier when he took to Ebbets Field that day. Robinson was the first African-American ballplayer allowed into Major League Baseball.

Pledge of Allegiance

Thirty-one unifying words — On October 12, 1892, Francis Belamy’s “The Pledge of Allegiance” ... more

Retrospectacle: The Suburbs

After World War II, communities started springing up across the country that were designed for ... more

First Winter Olympics

Close to 300 athletes from 16 countries competed in the first Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, ... more
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