Michael G. Long on Why Jackie Robinson’s Political Legacy is at Least as Important as His Sporting One
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In this episode, Andrew talks to Jackie Robinson scholar and 42 Today editor Michael G. Long on why Robinson’s political legacy is at least as important as his sporting one.
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Michael G. Long is the author and editor of four books on Jackie Robinson—First Class Citizenship: The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson; Beyond Home Plate: Jackie Robinson on Life after Baseball; and Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography. He is Associate Professor in the Center of Global Understanding and Peacemaking at Elizabethtown College.