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No. 42: Is This an Annual Thing Now, and if So….Why?

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

OK...I have plenty of respect for Jackie Robinson and his achievements, and the fact that he broke the color barrier in MLB. But must we dwell on it every year? There isn't a person in the USA who even has an INKLING of sports who doesn't know about Jackie Robinson.

How about we let the Jackie Robinson story alone so that it remains an important slice of history instead of driving it home year after year and diluting it's importance?

What I fear is that this has become a nation driven by politically correct, socially over-indulgent media and government who water down the achievements of a Jackie Robinson or a Rosa Parks or a Martin Luther King just by constantly bringing it to the forefront.


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