Help support Little Rock’s urban youth as they rediscover America’s pastime Sunday, April 24! The Breaking Barriers Sports Equipment Drive will collect donations of gently used and new baseball equipment to support the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program and Boys & Girls Clubs of Arkansas.
Equipment for all age groups is accepted, and there is a particular need for young men’s cleats and gloves.
“Jackie Robinson” is a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C., in association with Major League Baseball. Directed and produced by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon; written by David McMahon and Sarah Burns; edited by Lewis Erskine A.C.E., George O’Donnell and Ted Raviv; cinematography Buddy Squires A.S.C.; original music by Wynton Marsalis; original music by Doug Wamble; narrated by Keith David.
Funding for JACKIE ROBINSON is provided by Bank of America; Public Broadcasting Service; Corporation for Public Broadcasting; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; Mr. Jack C. Taylor; and members of The Better Angels Society, including Dalio Foundation, Jessica & John Fullerton and John & Catherine Debs.