Jackie Robinson Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball's first black player and a pioneer of the civil rights movement, will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. We pay tribute to Robinson.

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