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Fla. town somberly absorbs Zimmerman verdict

Nearly 70 years after Jackie Robinson was run out of town, Sanford is absorbing what some see as another blow to race relations: the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.Full story

Ask Rev: Is Pres. Obama the Jackie Robinson of politics?

  In the latest installment of Ask Rev, Sharpton makes his predictions on the future of the GOP and the comparisons between Jackie Robinson and President Obama

'42' star: Jackie Robinson touched people in all walks of life

  Actor Chadwick Boseman plays baseball legend Jackie Robinson in the new film "42," and he joins Morning Joe, along with the film's director Brian Helgeland, to discuss making the film and Robinson's legacy.

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  Behind Jackie Robinson’s legacy

Actor Harrison Ford, filmmaker Ken Burns and Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson, visit Meet the Press to discuss the man behind the legend.

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San Diego Padres players wearing jerseys with the number 42 in honor of the late player Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier, listen to God Bless America  during their MLB National League baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los
San Diego Padres players wearing jerseys with the number 42 in honor of the late player Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier, listen to God Bless America during their MLB National League baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los

San Diego Padres players wearing jerseys with the number 42 in honor of the late player Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier, listen to God Bless America during their MLB National League baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, April 15, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nichols

LA Dodgers owner Johnson stands with Rachel, widow of Jackie Robinson, on Jackie Robinson Day in Los Angeles
LA Dodgers owner Johnson stands with Rachel, widow of Jackie Robinson, on Jackie Robinson Day in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Dodgers owner Magic Johnson stands with Rachel Robinson, widow of former baseball player Jackie Robinson, on Jackie Robinson Day before their MLB National League baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Los Angeles, April 15, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPOR

Actor Chadwick Boseman portrays legenday baseball player Jackie Robinson in the new Warner Bros. film "42' in this undated publicity photograph
Actor Chadwick Boseman portrays legenday baseball player Jackie Robinson in the new Warner Bros. film "42' in this undated publicity photograph

Actor Chadwick Boseman portrays legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson in the new Warner Bros. film "42' in this undated publicity photograph released to Reuters April 9, 2013. The legend of Jackie Robinson, the man who broke baseball's color barrier more than 60 years ago, gets a human touch in

Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson
Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson

This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in a scene from "42." Kansas City's Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is hosting an advance screening of an upcoming movie about Jackie Robinson, who broke major league baseball's color barrier. Thomas Butch of t