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The Hip Hop Agenda, Los Angeles

On January 24, 1950, Jackie Robinson inked a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The contract guaranteed the 31 years old $35,000, making him the highest-paid man in the franchise’s history. By today’s standards, that $35,000 would equate to $338,000, and it’s safe to say that Robinson earned every single penny.

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