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I speak to you only as an American who happens to be an American Negro and one who is proud of that heritage. We ask for nothing special. We ask only that we be permitted to compete on an even basis, and if we are not worthy, then the competition shall, per se, eliminate us.

Jackie Robinson

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Author Profession: Athlete
Nationality: American
Born: January 31, 1919
Died: October 24, 1972

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