Jackie Robinson Flyer

My character is Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) was the first African American baseball player and the first Baseball player to steal all four bases. He was a person that got everyones attention including Adolf Hitler. He was signed to the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

The problems Jackie faced

Jackie faced many problems including...

~racial diversity

~Jackie was born in a time where African Americans had disadvantages for jobs and other things.

And finally
~Jackie was in a time period when non colored people and colored people were forced by law to be separated and colored people had less rights.

How Jackie overcame this problem

~Jackie made a hole in the imaginary wall that was holding him and other african americans back

~He proved that African Americans could get a good job and have the same opportunities than other races
~Jackie took alot of name calling and getting made fun of and didnt fight back which made him strong.