Jackie Robinson's Struggle Against Racism

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Jackie Robinson was obviously going to face racial issues. He was the first negro to play in the league so lot's of white people didn't like that fact that he was playing. When he joined the Dodgers, Rickey wanted him to not fight back. Jackie kept the promise that he will endure the pain, suffering, and insults. But everyone has their limits. Jackie fought back in 1949 and he led baseball players to to use baseball's power to win over all the racism in southern towns, hotels, and ballparks. It was referred to as the "Jackie Robinson Experiment". He broke his silence and became an opponent to racial