A Moment Stuck in Time

 

 

Jack Roosevelt Robinson. The name is synonymous with baseball, with racial equality in the United States of America, and with strong character, bravery, and the ability to overcome all obstacles and barriers. On April 15, 1947, by breaking Major League Baseball’s colour barrier, Jackie Robinson paved the way for generations of black, Latino, and other minority groups to play sports of all kinds. He truly was a trailblazer.

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What Is Oral History and Why It Matters More Than Ever

So you may be asking yourself, What is oral history? Isn’t it just the same as reading a textbook? And why should I care about it? The short answer is oral history is important and no, it is not the same as reading a textbook. In fact it is usually much more personal, relevant, and in-tune with actual events than reading a textbook or a book of non-fiction.

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