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Jackie Robinson's widow says baseball lags on diversity

A roundup of news Monday from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.

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Jackie Robinson's widow said Major League Baseball has yet to fully honor her husband's legacy.

"There is a lot more that needs to be done and that can be done in terms of the hiring, the promotion" of minorities in the sport, Rachel Robinson said Monday.

She took part in a Q&A session with TV critics about "Jackie Robinson," a two-part PBS documentary airing in April.

Holding Jackie Robinson Day at ballparks and handing out T-shirts to honor his brave...

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