Category: Empathy – A Historical Perspective

By July 3, 2022Reflections

“My goal in telling any story about historical figures, places or moments is to put those small pieces of history in their proper place. I feel the same about Bill White, Bob Gibson and Curt Flood, and my hope is that audiences are inspired by what true sacrifice and perseverance looks like in pursuit of justice, liberty and freedom.”

“What was most profound to me about each of their stories is that they represent a piece of Jackie Robinson’s legacy. It is proof positive that if each of us does our part, it can lead to the total sum of greatness.”

Andre Gaines; director of the documentary movie “After Jackie”
Note: All three were black baseball players on the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1960s that endured inequality