It's Relevant: Local News, Sports and Deals
Stamford Edition
Change to: Greenwich | Norwalk | Westport

Lt. Governor Wyman Speaks With Stamford Women
Teens Prove Actions Speak Louder Than Words


Jackie Robinson's Daughter Speaks of Father's Legacy

Delivers keynote speech at UConn Black History Event

Issue Playing Video? Please Click to Report
Stamford, CT | Added on February 28, 2014 At 10:24 AM

Baseball legend and Stamford resident Jackie Robinson was an icon in the fight for equality for African Americans. So it was only fitting that Robinson’s daughter return to the city he called home to talk about his legacy during Black History Month. Author Sharon Robinson shared her father’s story Thursday at UConn Stamford’s 10th Annual Black History Month celebration.

Robinson says carrying out a family legacy was important to her father. At the end of her speech, she encouraged those in the audience to make a difference and be a positive influence on today’s youth.



Share Your Thoughts

More Arts/Culture Stories



The Videos

Video Archive
Submit a News Tip
Submit a Photo


About Us
Contact Us
Advertise with Us
Privacy Statement
Terms and Conditions


Ā© 2010-2013, Its Relevant, LLC

It's RelevantĀ® graphics, logos, scripts, terms of use, instructions, designs and other service names are the trademarks and copyright of It's Relevant, LLC.

Email: or Call: 855-487-7353