Jackie Robinson West did hard part, now it’s up to the rest of us
September 2, 2014 9:29AM
Updated: September 3, 2014 2:40AM
The story of Jackie Robinson West is a reminder that a systemic problem in any of Chicago’s neighborhoods — violence, poverty, failing schools or homelessness — is a problem in our own. It’s something the politicians at Jackie Robinson West’s victory rally should remember, too: The victories of our youth come only when we take the steps necessary to prevent the losses.
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