Why do people stand up for whats right.
Jackie Roboinsen life threats and color
Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia in 1919.He was the first african american to play on a white's team. Jackie faced a insults and threats because his color of his skin, he also faced death threats.At first it was hard to play on the Brooklyn dodgers because of all of the threats and insults.
Robinson breaks color line
First what is the color line? The color line is what separated the African American. It all stared when manager Branch Rickey would like to meet with him.Then on October 23, 1945 Jackie signed the contract so that the color line is broken, so other black players can play on the same team. Now African American can play on the same team as us.