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Speak Out!

Jackie Robinson meeting with civil rights activists
Jackie Robinson speaking at mass meeting for the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, May 13, 1963, courtesy of Chicago History Museum

Explore Jack Roosevelt Robinson’s legacy of fighting for equality, both on and off the baseball field. Through discussion, videos, and objects, participants will learn how Robinson showed great courage by standing up to unfairness and injustice throughout his life. Get inspired by Robinson’s civil rights activism and his push to have our nation to live up to its founding principles and then share how you will embrace his legacy of speaking out about issues that are important to you!

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