Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play Major League Baseball in the modern era. His life and words are well remembered for going against the grain for the sake of what was right. “42” the movie just released this week as a biographical look at a man who changed baseball forever by living out one of our core values. Convoy of Hope’s 7th core value reads: “UNITY, we build bridges across denominational, ethnic and socioeconomic lines, believing that unity is essential to having God’s blessing.
Monday, April 15th, is Jackie Robinson Day, all MLB players will wear the number 42 to honor Jackie. Celebrate unity with us by sharing this quote and downloading a background.