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HT Joins the World in Celebration of Jackie Robinson Day

Jackie Robinson

Huston-Tillotson University joins the world in acknowledgement of baseball great Jackie Robinson.  Robinson was a Samuel Huston College instructor, basketball coach, and athletic director before joining the Brooklyn Dodgers.  He later served on the Huston-Tillotson College Board of Trustees. The movie “42″ depicts the depth of his character while facing racism.

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Rev. Karl Downs (left) president of Samuel Huston College, 1943-1948, was the officiant at the Jackie Robinson wedding to Rachel.

Jackie Robinson

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