Sports, Cars & Other Pastimes

Pop culture is as American as apple pie. Enjoy the stories behind favorite hobbies, sports, and collectibles.

Jackie Robinson: Barred from Flying to First Spring Training

We often read about Rosa Parks’ bravery in refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955, but very little is written about what happened to African-Americans who wanted to board an airplane. They fared no better than Parks did on the buses.

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