The Original Blexit

How is it that the occasion of Lincoln turned anathema to black voters? It’s a messy story, exemplified within the doomed friendship between Richard Nixon and his fellow Republican, Jackie Robinson.

Vice President Richard Nixon shakes arms with former baseball star Jackie Robinson in 1960. HLG/ASSOCIATED PRESS cover caption

toggle caption

HLG/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Vice President Richard Nixon shakes arms with former baseball star Jackie Robinson in 1960.

HLG/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Leave a Comment

Item added to cart.
0 items - $0.00