In Memoriam: Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr.

July 5, 2016 - News

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Mourns the Loss of Board Member Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. – Decorated WW II Veteran, Distinguished Scholar, Broadcaster, and Outspoken Advocate for Those Less Fortunate.

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MLB to Sponsors 30 College Scholarships, Enlists JRF Scholars to Mentor Young People in MLB’s Youth & Community Programs and Donates $1 Million to Jackie Robinson Museum Project

June 6, 2016 - News

As the baseball world prepared for Jackie Robinson Day 2016, the 13th annual MLB celebration of Jackie Robinson’s enduring legacy, Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) announced that MLB has increased its financial commitment to the Foundation and that the two organizations will expand their programmatic partnership beginning this year. MLB […]

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In Memoriam: Muhammad Ali

June 4, 2016 - News

The Jackie Robinson Foundation deeply mourns the loss of Muhammad Ali. The three-time world boxing champion used his celebrity to fight for equal rights, and bravely proclaimed and abided by his convictions despite possible repercussions. Using his international stature to advocate for peace and dignity for all, Ali transcended athletics, leaving an indelible mark of […]

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