Jackie Robinson’s Daughter on Carrying on Her Father’s Legacy and Working With Budweiser

Years before integration was legal in the United States, Jackie Robinson, at 28 years old, changed history by stepping onto Ebbets Field in 1947 and breaking Major League Baseball’s more than 50-year color barrier. The baseball legend also used his platform to advocate for the civil rights of African Americans well after his retirement.

In honor of the 100-year anniversary of Robinson’s life, Budweiser partnered with the Jackie Robinson Foundation to create a short film called Impact, produced by Oscar Award-winning director Spike Lee and narrated by Robinson’s daughter, Sharon Robinson. According to Budweiser reps, the film was inspired by Robinson’s quote, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” The beer company has also raised funds in support of the Jackie Robinson Museum, which is scheduled to open in New York City in December. [Watch Budweiser’s Impact film below.]



 

Black Enterprise spoke with Sharon Robinson about her father’s impact, working with Budweiser, and being the daughter of an American hero.

BE: How was your experience working with Budweiser on this film?

Robinson: It was an incredible experience working with Spike Lee and his team and the Budweiser Group. Everybody was very enthusiastic and creative in finding ways to keep the campaign contemporary while celebrating the accomplishments of Jackie Robinson and the breakthrough from 1947. We are thrilled they partnered with us; they are providing us great support with our museum. Spike was just a dream to work with. I was very honored that he asked me to do the voice for the Impact film.

BE: What was it like growing up in a baseball household?

Robinson: Well, I wouldn’t say I grew up in a baseball household. I was actually 7 when my father retired. My younger brother was about 4-and-a-half, and my older brother was about 9-and-a-half. We grew up more in a civil rights household. We knew our dad had played baseball, we had a trophy room, and people told us stories wherever we went. We really focused, as a family, on social changes during a time when so much was happening and eventually found our role as a family in the civil rights movement.

BE: Aside from being a trailblazer in the world of sports, what were some of Jackie’s contributions off the field?

Robinson: My dad retired in 1957 after 10 years. He was a vice president at Chock Full O’ Nuts but he had a deal with them that he can work in the civil rights movement and he was free to travel, he was able to have the time off to have a dual role. So, initially, he was fundraising for the NAACP and he would travel across the country raising money. He would travel south and we, as a family, intergraded [the] neighborhood we lived in; my brothers and I integrated our schools in Stanford, Connecticut. He would come home and share stories with us at the dining room table, and we would watch the news together as the civil rights movement was unfolding. In 1962, my dad would go on marches, he marched with Dr. King, he marched around jobs, he did a lot of that kind of activism.

Another key role my dad had played was [after] the bombing of the churches. My dad would go down and visit and help raise money to rebuild these churches. In fact, Dr. King had given him the entailment to raise money for the bombings across the country. He visited dad in Albany, Georgia, where there have been a couple of bombings and Dr. King had asked him if he would take that on as one of his fundraisers.

In 1963, things sort of changed in our family. Dad came home and said, ‘We’re going to have a family mission in finding work that you love.’ That’s when we started doing jazz concerts at our home to raise money for the civil right movements. Our very first jazz concert came after the work in Birmingham, Alabama; we raised bail money for the marchers who have been jailed. We had our second jazz concert in September right after the March on Washington. That’s when we, as a family, started doing activism, it became a family mission. That’s why it was so easy after dad died, we moved from our work in the civil rights movement to starting the Jackie Robinson Foundation and gearing our efforts toward education and leadership development.

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Jackie Robinson and his daughter Sharon Robinson

BE: What are some of the recent activities going on at the Jackie Robinson Foundation?

Robinson: Currently we have almost 240 scholars who receive financial support for college and have mentorship support throughout their college years. We bring them all to New York for about four days in March; they take mentoring to another level, they attend workshops, go to cultural activities throughout NYC, and it cumulates at our annual Gala, where they dress up and play a role in the program itself and the leadership component. We just completed that networking weekend, it was great. Our alumni also participate in that conference, they also help with mentoring with scholars during that time.

BE: What should we expect to see at the Jackie Robinson Museum once it opens?

Robinson: We will we certainly see his baseball career in the museum; none of this would have happened if he did not have this tremendous career that created change within the sport and within the country. That part of the legacy was definitely not lost as we were children, it was very much there. In the museum, there will be a section on baseball accomplishments and ways kids can interact and learn how to slide, steal a home run, [along with] educational activities around baseball. What we are really hoping is to challenge young people to think about issues of race, diversity, globalization, finding your voice, all of that will be a large part of what we are going to be doing at the museum. So it’s really helping them move from Jackie Robinson in the past to what is happening in their lives, which is exactly what impact does: It doesn’t just stay in 1947, it shows what happened in 1947, continues to impact America today.

BE: What is the impact you want the Jackie Robinson Museum to have on the public?

Robinson: The impact we are hoping is that we will help children lift their voice against discrimination of all kinds and we will support that in that effort and show them our father was an activist as well as a baseball player and how he used his fame to impact others.

 


Sharon Robinson’s answers were edited for brevity and clarity.

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After pleading guilty in her massive college entrance fraud case, Desperate Housewives actress, Felicity Huffman opened up about the whole thing for the first time. Here’s what she had to say!

Huffman broke her silence on the drama and made it very clear that she accepts ‘full responsibility’ for what she’d done.

In an official statement the star released earlier today, she said: ‘I’m in full acceptance of my guilt, and with regret and shame over what I’ve done, I accept the full responsibility for my actions and I will accept all of the consequences that stem from those actions.’

Felicity went on to say that what causes her the most regret and shame is the hurt her daughter has been feeling because of her.

But of course, she is not the only one affected by the scandal, something the actress acknowledged by saying that ‘I am ashamed of the pain that I have caused my daughter, family, friends, colleagues and the educational community. I want to apologize to them and to all the students who work hard every single day to get into college, as well as to their parents who make immense sacrifices to support their children and do so honestly.’

As for whether or not her daughter was aware of the illegal way in which she managed to get into college, Felicity insisted that she knew nothing about it, which makes her feel even more like she’d ‘betrayed’ her.

She concluded her statement by expressing a deep regret that will stay with her forever: ‘This transgression toward her and the public I’ll carry for the rest of my life. My desire to help my daughter is not an excuse to break the law or engage in dishonesty.’

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Since it has been announced that Chris Darden is defending Nipsey Hussle’s alleged killer, Eric Holder, his daughter Jenee Harden said she has been getting harassed via social media.

She addressed the hostility coming her way via Instagram and said she found out her father is defending Holder on social media with the rest of the world.

“I was not prepared for this backlash that has triggered bad memories from the O.J Simpson Trial,” she wrote. ” My father is a grown man and has been a defense attorney for some time. I have no say in the cases he takes on.”

Harden went on to say that she understands the outrage and pain surrounding Nipsey Hussle’s murder but it doesn’t justify the “vile comments”  that have been thrown her way.

“Instead of attacking me and others who have nothing to do with this case, channel that energy toward continuing Nipsey’s legacy in strengthening our communities and lifting up each other.”

Holder was charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon and has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Holder is accused of shooting Hussle six times outside of his The Marathon clothing store on March 31st. Holder, 29, was arrested on April 2nd.

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Toya Wright’s daughter, Reginae Carter posted some new pics in which she’s flaunting her curvy figure in a pink outfit.

As expected, her diehard fans praised both the outfit and Nae’s curves, but Tiny Harris jumped in the comments to say something.

Now, whoever knows Tiny knows that she is referring to the fact that Nae is wearing a Gucci bag and everyone knows by now that the Harris family are boycotting the brand following the blackface scandal.

Tip was the first in the family to slam the brand and tell everyone that they should boycott it.

Some of Nae’s followers agreed with Tiny.

‘Treat me like an option, and I’ll show you how many I got 😏 Bodysuit from @letsvoguegirls’ Reginae captioned the photo.

Someone said ‘@majorgirl 🤣🤣🤣 Nae smiling like omg auntie I almost got away with it 😭😭😭 it’s sooo cute tho. @colormenae 👑 that bitch is fire tho 💥💥💥 sorry @majorgirl NO SERIOUSLY FU** GUCCI 💯 damn nae. 😂😂😂😂😂

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One fan told Nae ‘SHOW GUCCI YOU GOT MORE OPTIONS…HE TREATED US LIKE WE A OPTION!’

Nae recently made fans sad with one of the photos that she shared.

She posted a photo with Rudy Johnson, Toya Wright’s late brother on her social media account.

You may recall that both he and Toya’s other brother Josh Johnson got killed a few years ago and the family suffered a tremendous loss. All of them are missing the two young men.

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Toya Wright Claps Back At Online Trolls Insulting Her Youngest Daughter

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While most comments were supportive, even after the post, there were people still commenting on the child’s looks with one particularly vile commenter saying Toya should consider who she has kids with next time.

Reginae also posted an angry Snapchat video telling people they needed to stop insulting her sister.

Many commenters said that both children look like their fathers.

 

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Celebrities often post pictures of their children, many of whom, like any children, may go through awkward stages. Since they didn’t choose the life their parents did, do you think celebrity kids should be off limits or because of so much oversharing and so many trolls on social media, that celebs should limit their children’s exposure?

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Jada Pinkett-Smith, Daughter & Mom Cover Essence’s March Innovation Issue [Photos]

(NEW YORK, NY) — ESSENCE’s new “Innovation Issue” features actress Jada Pinkett-Smith, her mother Adrienne Banfield-Norris and daughter Willow, who have cultivated a new digital space all their own with their much-buzzed-about Facebook Watch series, “Red Table Talk.”

ESSENCE’s entire “Innovation Issue” is dedicated to inspiring women who are crashing digital divides and shattering glass ceilings.

 

In the cover story Talk is Chic, the multigenerational trio give ESSENCE a deep dive into love, life and family—including how they are reimagining the talk show format and re-creating themselves at the same time.

Key quotes:

  • JADA: “The whole purpose of the table is to have more understanding…everybody has a place at the table because there’s not just one perspective. That’s what makes the show awesome to me…”
  • ADRIENNE: “The show has given me the opportunity to really look at myself. I’m surprised by how many people have expressed how important our sharing is for them, too. I hadn’t expected that…”
  • WILLOW: “It feels so powerful for three Black women, from three generations, to come together and try to make an emotional change in people’s lives. This experience has really opened my eyes about what I value, too. It’s made me ask myself, ‘Who do you want to be? What is your stamp?’…”

The ladies—styled by Sammy K—look fabulous in designers including Oscar de la Renta, Roland Mouret, Alexandre Vauthier and Maria Lucia Hohan with diamonds by Neil Lane. They were photographed by Saint. The March issue hits newsstands on February 22nd. For more on this story, visit ESSENCE.com.

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Alianna DeFreeze’s Family Sues School for Not Reporting Their Murdered Daughter Missing for 10 Hours

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The last time Donnesha Cooper saw her 14-year-old daughter Alianna DeFreeze, she was “sprinting to the bus” on Jan. 26, 2017 to catch an early-morning tutoring session at school.

DeFreeze, a Cleveland seventh grader who had a developmental disability, “loved school and never missed a day,” often catching the first bus to arrive over an hour before classes started at E Prep and Village Prep Woodland Hills.

It was “freezing” on that particular Thursday, her mother recalled, which is probably why her daughter walked quickly down the street around 7 a.m. to her school bus when Christopher Whitaker, a convicted sex offender, “took her and brought her to an abandoned house nearby.”

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The ‘Kid Facial’ Goes Mainstream, Thanks to Victoria Beckham and Daughter

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It began, as these things often do, on Instagram Stories, where Victoria Beckham showed her 7-year-old daughter Harper getting a facial from Dr. Barbara Sturm. The Dusseldorf, Germany-based aesthetics doctor is well-known for her celebrity clientele, who include Kim Kardashian and Bar Refaeli.

“We MUST use CLEAN products on our children!” Beckham captioned the snap. (One hopes those standards apply to adult patients, too.)

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Kandi Burruss Reveals In A Video The Reason Why She Decided To Join Celebrity Big Brother- It Involves Her Daughter, Riley

It was recently reported that Kandi Burruss and Tamar Braxton decided to join Celebrity Big Brother. This came after Kandi revealed to her fans that she would be taking a break from social media. Now, Kandi explains her decision to join to famous show in the video below.

‘So people are asking why I am doing Celebrity Big Brother, and the answer is … @rileyburruss told me I should do it and she also said if I get kicked out early …don’t come home😂😂😂😂.#celebritybigbrother’ Kandi captioned her video.

Someone had a suggestion for Kandi and her hubby: ‘@kandi you and Todd would have been great on Celebrity Survivor or Celebrity Amazing Race – wouldn’t y’all agree?’

Another follower said ‘I’ll be rooting for you…. I think you can do it @kandi You have the perfect personality for this show.’

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A supporter posted: ‘Big Brother, Kandi hope U win only for Riley’s encouraging U for charity. U probably wouldn’t have thought of it yourself….’

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TD Jakes’ Daughter: From Teen Mom to Ministry Leader and Entrepreneur

Sarah Jakes Roberts, daughter of  Bishop T.D. Jakes, became a teen mom at age 14, and later went through a difficult public divorce. However, Roberts turned her pain into purpose by leading a ministry and creating her own entrepreneurial lane with a podcast, fashion line, and Woman Evolve, a national conference and movement to help women shatter glass ceilings.

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Roberts is a four-time author, media personality, wife, and mother of four children. She has a flair for inspiring women to get through difficult times in their lives while deepening their relationship with God — and she does it her way. While comparisons with her famous father are inevitable, Roberts speaks on stage with a vibrant personality and her own style — she challenges everything from church and cultural norms to self-limiting beliefs, and toxic relationships.

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BLACK ENTERPRISE: Tell us about the moment or event that inspired you to move past the public scrutiny of being a preacher’s daughter who became a mother at 14 years old. 

Sarah Jakes Roberts: I wish that I could tell you that it was just one moment, but it was a series of events. Each of those events was rooted in service. I was in my first marriage, and at a really broken point in my life. I didn’t want to go through another church scandal by first being a teen mom, and then having a divorce so I thought to myself I’ll blog, and hopefully through blogging, I’ll be able to help another woman avoid some of the issues that I’m dealing with. The more that I blogged about my situation, the more I asked myself what if you became the woman who is on the other side of those words? What if you actually took control of your life and decided to not just be this “mother” who is just going to die for their sake? As I was blogging and connecting with other women, and seeing that I wasn’t the only one who had made difficult choices, it really inspired me to see what we could do if I dusted off the ashes and chose to rebuild.

How did you learn to trust your self to deliver messages that challenged the status quo in church, life, and business? For instance earlier this year, when you released Wild Woman—a woman commented on your Instagram post that your messages appeared to contradict the Bible.

What I trust more than anything is the depth of what I am delivering. I believe if what you are delivering is the answer to a need that you should trust it. I also realize that in the process of growing and manifesting whatever this vision is, that I’m not always going to get it right.

For instance, I was so engrossed in what Wild Woman means to me, that it never dawned on me it would make people uncomfortable. I was engrossed in the need. So in the process of manifestation, you have to know that you’re going to have a learning curve and you may not do things the way you would do them in 10 years. But you can never find out how to do them in 10 years unless you start now.

How do you plan your content and prioritize what messages you deliver on?

I deliver messages that resonate with where I am. I think that probably has a lot to do with the passion that I end up bringing to the message. I don’t look at what’s going wrong in the world and say, okay I’m going to preach about this because it’s the headlines. I think some people do that and that works for them. But I literally go into prayer and access my own life. I focus on where am I and what do I need to hear.

For instance, when I preached ‘Unleashed’ in January, I was at a place in my life where everything I had done up until that moment was because someone invited me to do it. For me, that meant I was living in the realm of someone else’s vision. Now, I think that’s incredible because you learn so many things, but there comes a certain point where you stop wanting to be invited into someone else’s vision and ask God what is the vision you have for my life—that’s where Woman Evolve came from. So I preached the kind of messages that deliver me from my own fears and insecurities and it just so happens that it ends up resonating with other people.

Recently you launched a fashion line. How else do you see yourself evolving?

I see myself evolving in a way that probably will not change a lot of what the public sees, but more about who I am behind the scenes. What I’m working on now has a lot to do with structure and accountability. Making sure that I have the type of infrastructure to support the influx of people who are attached to this messaging. I hope to continue to learn about different strategies and creating proper timelines for the different pinnacles of the brand, and just connecting and submitting myself to people who know more than I do.

I want to challenge the belief that your relationship with God has to look a certain way in order for it to be real, I also want to challenge the belief that in order for you to be a Christian you can’t also like fashion. I believe it’s important for our generation, especially millennials who are leaving the church in droves, to look relevant to the cultures so that they can learn about our Jesus.

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The Dark Side of Steve Jobs, As Seen By His Daughter

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In the final pages of her heartbreaking memoir about her childhood, Small Fry, Lisa Brennan-Jobs addresses head on one of the central unanswered questions about her accomplished, famous and appallingly cruel father, Steve Jobs. “When people speak and write about my father’s meanness, they sometimes assume that meanness is linked to genius,” she writes. It’s a variation of the “asshole” hypothesis so many in Silicon Valley posit all the time: Is it necessary to be an asshole, like Steve Jobs was, to achieve greatness?

Brennan-Jobs, who devotes perhaps one page out of nearly 400 to her father’s business affairs, has come to her own conclusion. “Maybe the meanness protected the part that created–so that acting mean to approximate genius is as foolish as trying to be successful by copying his lisp or his walk” or other Jobsian mannerisms.

This is a haunting book. Apologists for Steve Jobs tend to talk about his charisma, his great charm, his uncanny ability to be right. They tend to dismiss or change the subject from his dark side. His eldest child, whose paternity he denied before being compelled in court to accept, sees the good in him, too. But her patient, beautifully written account of how he treated her from a young age almost to the day he died is blot on his reputation. No parent or sibling or child can read this book and not come away empathizing with its author and reviling the character around whom her story revolves.

If your goal in reading books is to be a better manager or spot future trends or to understand Apple’s secrets, this is the wrong book for you. If, on the other hand, you want to gain insight into the man whose company revolutionized industries even as he played the ogre to a defenseless child, I highly recommend it.

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Speaking of Apple, The Wall Street Journal had a good piece of insight over the weekend, explaining how Apple’s


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geographic expansion last week neatly informs its ongoing strategy of offering services, higher-priced phones, and original content. The paper wrote: “Culver City gives Apple a Hollywood home base as it pushes into video programming. Seattle is a machine-learning hub where it can develop algorithms that personalize streaming-music playlists and improve Siri. San Diego and Austin offer semiconductor engineers who can advance the customized-chip efforts that help Apple wring more money out of its iPhones, iPads, and Macs.”

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I also recommend The Journal‘s tour de force explanation of GE’s demise under Jeff Immelt. The article nicely builds out the angle Fortune‘s Geoff Colvin explored recently in his piece about the travails of activist investor Nelson Peltz in owning GE’s stock. The reading public will get even more on this subject. Financial journalist, and sometimes Fortune contributor, William Cohan, recently signed a deal to write a book on the rise and fall of GE


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Hilary Duff just welcomed a baby daughter, and we’re loving her unique name

Congratulations are in order for Hilary Duff and partner Matthew Koma! The Younger actress and musician are now the parents of a little baby girl. And her name is…drumroll, please…Banks Violet Bair.

Duff shared the news with her followers on the evening of Monday, October 29th, revealing that she gave birth on Thursday, October 25th.

“Banks Violet Bair,” she announced with a red heart emoji, “this little bit has fully stolen our hearts! She joined the world at home on Thursday afternoon and is absolute magic.”

Koma also shared a sweet Instagram announcement alongside the same pic. “We welcome a beautiful daughter, little sister, and best friend for life,” he wrote. “Could not possibly be more grateful for our growing family and for the [peach] who makes it all possible. Cloud ten.”

Duff and Koma announced they were having a baby back in June, and Duff has been incredibly open about her pregnancy journey since then.

“The boobs are big the belly is big the body is big,” she wrote on Instagram back in July. “Man.. pregnancy is hard. Giving love to all mamas who make it look effortless… this journey is hard as hell and also incredibly special. […] sick of getting up 9 times a night to pee and looking at this weird body in the mirror that is not my own at the moment.”

Duff is also mom to 6-year-old Luca Cruz, who she had with ex-husband Mike Comrie.

Congrats to the whole fam!

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MILAN — Michael Kors’ chairman and chief executive officer John Idol’s Italian week reached a peak when last Saturday, his daughter Alexandra tied the knot at the luxury Villa d’Este hotel in Cernobbio, on Lake Como.
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