The perserverance of Jackie Robison
Jackie's story of how he perservered.
“Beanballs would be thrown at me. I would be called the kind of names which would hurt and infuriate any man. I would be physically attacked.”
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Clarification for qoute #1
“Yet I must do it. For black youth, for my mother, for Rae, for myself. I had already begun to feel like I had to do it for Branch Rickey.”
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Clarification for qoute #2
I chose this quote because it shows that Jackie Robinson would not give up no matter what happened. It showed that he knew that a lot of people were counting on him to make a difference. He persevered and would not let them down. Jackie was a loyal and reliable man.