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Foundation News: The St. Louis Cardinals, On the Run and Anheuser-Busch Raise $46,000 for JRF

June 10, 2015 - News, Sponsors

The St. Louis Cardinals, On the Run and Anheuser-Busch teamed up for the seventh straight year to support The Jackie Robinson Foundation and Cardinals Care, raising $46,000 for the two foundations. Each year during Jackie Robinson Day, the annual tribute to a pivotal moment in baseball and civil rights’ history, all Major League Baseball players […]

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JRF Mourns the Loss of Actress and ROBIE Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Ruby Dee

June 10, 2015 - Jackie Robinson, News

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee died on June 11, 2014. Dee was 91. Along with her husband, Ossie Davis, the award winning actress received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Jackie Robinson Foundation in 2004. The couple reflected on Jackie Robinson’s legacy noting that “Jackie’s life was one of the most significant landmarks […]

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Newly-elected President of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Alumni Association shares his vision for an expanded JRFAA

June 10, 2015 - Alumni

Mwanga Mtengule (JRF ’01) is a senior associate in the New York office of Alston & Bird LLP and a member of the firm’s Global Finance & Debt Products Group. The newly elected president of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Alumni Association, Mwanga received his law degree from the Duke University School of Law and his […]

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