• Braves readying for Civil Rights Game this weekend

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 14, 2012
    As the Braves prepare to host the Civil Rights Game for a second consecutive season, fans will have a chance to spend this weekend learning more about the city of Atlanta's rich history in the civil rights movement. "The Civil Rights Game is a great opportunity for the Braves and Major League Baseball to celebrate our role in the civil rights movement," said Braves executive vice president Derek Schiller. When the Dodgers participate in Saturday's Civil Rights Game, the Dodger who emerged as an inspiring ...
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    • Beacon Awards emblematic of civil rights movement

      Atlanta will play host to one of the season's most engaging chapters this weekend, when Major League Baseball celebrates the march toward social equality with Civil Rights Weekend.
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    • Jackie Robinson to be celebrated at Civil Rights Game

      Rachel and Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson's widow and daughter, respectively, will be in attendance in Atlanta, where his Dodgers will take on Hank Aaron's Braves.
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