‘Jackie Robinson’ By Ken Burns At The Schomburg In Harlem

circa 1945: A portrait of the Brooklyn Dodgers' infielder Jackie Robinson in uniform. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first-class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. Continue Reading →

Wharton Sports Business Presents Harlem’s “Althea” (video)

althea-gibson-1957Sounds like a great documentary about the trailblazing athlete 1st black tennis sensation and Harlemite Althea Gibson. Continue Reading →