Branch Rickey

By Samuel M Period 2

Fighting for Blacks

Branch Rickey fought for black spectators to go wherever they want in the stadium(Page 289) and later fought and won (Page 290)

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"When he became a front-office executive in St. Louis, he had fought, behind the scenes, against the custom..." (289)

"He knew that achieving this would be difficult. There would be deep resentment, determined opposition, and perhaps even racial violence." (290)

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Robinson, Jackie. "The Noble Experiment." Comp. Alfred Duckett. The Language of Literature. Vol. 7. Evanston: McDougal Littell, 2002. 288-95