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Sharon Robinson

Author, Activist, Educator & Daughter Of The Legendary Jackie Robinson

Sharon Robinson, daughter of the legendary baseball superstar Jackie Robinson, is an author, activist and educator. Sharon has written several widely praised books about her father, including her most recent novel published in January 2016 entitled, The Hero Two Doors Down: The Unlikely Friendship between a Brooklyn boy and a Baseball Legend. In addition to…

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Sharon Robinson, daughter of the legendary baseball superstar Jackie Robinson, is an author, activist and educator. Sharon has written several widely praised books about her father, including her most recent novel published in January 2016 entitled, The Hero Two Doors Down: The Unlikely Friendship between a Brooklyn boy and a Baseball Legend.

In addition to her writing career, Ms. Robinson is an educational consultant for Major League Baseball and manages Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life, a baseball-themed national character education curriculum that helps empower students to face obstacles in their lives. The message is delivered by examining the values demonstrated in the lives of Jackie Robinson and many of today’s baseball stars; since its inception in 1997. The program has reached over 22 million students and 2.9 million educators across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.

In April 2016, President Obama and the First Lady, Michelle Obama invited the Robinson family to join them on a trip to Havana, Cuba to highlight the game of baseball as a unifier between the two countries. It was an experience of a lifetime.

Prior to joining Major League Baseball, Sharon had a 20-year career as a nurse-midwife and educator. She had taught in such prestigious universities as Yale, Columbia, Howard, and Georgetown. Sharon is also the Vice Chairman of the Jackie Robinson Foundation.

This is an unforgettable program.

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Sharon will screen the award winning motion picture, “42” or the new PBS documentary followed by a discussion and Q&A period with the audience after the lecture.

A Conversation With Sharon Robinson

Values, Baseball, and Jackie Robinson

The Movie “42”

Legacy of Jackie Robinson’s & His Values In Sports And In Life

Videos

An Interview with Sharon Robinson

Sharon Robinson (2014): on Jackie Robinson

Movie "42"

Jackie Robinson - An Inside Look

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