Search
Close this search box.

Straight Sacrilege: Jackie Robinson’s Daughter Blasts Trump Ad Using Baseball Pioneer’s Image (Watch)

4259AC99-E0FF-48E1-8F23-FFF8BF42B9EF_1_201_a
Image of Jackie Robinson in new Trump ad “Say What You Will About America”

*A new Donald Trump campaign ad featuring an image of Jackie Robinson has driven the baseball legend’s daughter to release a statement denouncing both the video and the president.

“Jackie Robinson’s family strongly objects to the use of Jackie Robinson’s image,” Sharon Robinson tweeted Thursday.  “The Trump campaign is in opposition to all that Jackie Robinson stood for and believed in. We’re insulted and demand that his image be removed!”

The Trump ad, called “Say What You Will About America,” also uses an image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other historical photos of Black Americans.

Watch the ad below (Notice how they chose MLK for the thumbnail pic.):

We Publish News 24/7. Don’t Miss A Story. Click HERE to SUBSCRIBE to Our Newsletter Now!

Joy Reid - Amber Rose (MSNBC-Getty)
Irv Gotti - Depositphotos
Loni Love - Tyler Perry (NBCU/Getty)
Carlos Watson - IG screenshot
Port Chicago explosion scene - via EURai
Drake (Paul R Giunta-Invision-AP)
Tyler Perry
Andray Day in The Deliverance
Nathan Wade (Elijah Nouvelage-Pool-Getty Images)
Whitney Houston - (Photo Credit: Neal Preston Photo - Courtesy of The Estate of Whitney E. Houston)
Thomas Matthew Crooks
Read More
Donald Trump shooting - bloody ear (screenshot)
Read More
Tejuana Johnson - via Facebook
Read More
Donald Trump in Butler PA as shots are heard - screengrab
Read More
Donald Trump being rushed from stage in Butler PA
Read More
Robin Allen as Miss Cleo - via Lifetime
Read More
John Gotti - Donald Trump
Read More
Kadia Iman in scuffle with white educator during graduation ceremony
Read More
Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy - Depositphotos
Read More
Michael Ealy hugs Meagan Good - screenshot
Read More

POPULAR

Joy Reid - Amber Rose (MSNBC-Getty)
Amber Rose Calls Out Joy Reid for Comments on Her Race After Trump-love/RNC Speech - But it Backfires BIGly | WATCH
Irv Gotti - Depositphotos
Irv Gotti Faces Lawsuit for Alleged Sexual Assault in Miami
Loni Love - Tyler Perry (NBCU/Getty)
Loni Love Criticizes Tyler Perry - Urges Investment in Black Writer/Director Talent After 0% Movie Rating - Is She Right? or Is She Right?
Carlos Watson - IG screenshot
Ozy Media Founder Carlos Watson Convicted of Fraud in New York Trial | VIDEO
Port Chicago explosion scene - via EURai
National Park Service Observes 80th Anniversary of Port Chicago Explosion - Honoring 202 Fallen Black Sailors | PicsVideos
Drake (Paul R Giunta-Invision-AP)
Kendrick Lamar Fans Troll Drake After Toronto Mansion Floods | Video
Tyler Perry
BET Media Group Debuts FAST Channels for Tyler Perry Shows
Andray Day in The Deliverance
Netflix Drops Trailer for Lee Daniels' Horror 'The Deliverance' | Watch
Nathan Wade (Elijah Nouvelage-Pool-Getty Images)
Nathan Wade Finalizes Divorce After Affair Scandal with Fani Willis
1 2 3 8,190