Former baseball star Jackie Robinson carries a placard as he joins pickets at the construction site of the Down State Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 2, 1963. Robinson and members of CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality, were demonstrating in an effort to stop construction of publicly financed projects until more jobs are given to blacks.
Former baseball star Jackie Robinson carries a placard as he joins pickets at the construction site of the Down State Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 2, 1963. Robinson and members of CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality, were demonstrating in an effort to stop construction of publicly financed projects until more jobs are given to blacks.
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published Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
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