The Struggles and Life of Jackie Robinson
Spike Lee, one of the century's greatest filmmakers, once said, "I think it's very simple. You can divide American history into two periods; Before and After Jackie Robinson. There's still a lot more to be done, but his breaking the color barrier has to be one of the more important things to happen in this country, period. And I think it's important now for all people to understand
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