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  • Jackie Robinson

    Was Jackie Robinson Court-Martialed?

    Robinson’s struggle for equality began in the Army, before he integrated baseball in 1947. Lt. Jack Roosevelt Robinson was actually court-martialed in 1944! Court-martials are military courts, usually consisting of a panel of commissioned officers who conduct a criminal trial. There are three types of courts-martial: Summary Court-Martial, Special Court-Martial and General Court-Martial. Robinson faced a General Court-Martial. Continue reading

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