Sunday, December 4, 2022
Black Fact of the Day: July 5, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
By Sentinel News Service
Published July 5, 2020

Arthur Ashe, 25-year-old Army Lieutenant stationed at West Point, wore down Bob Lutz of USC to be come the first African American to win the U.S. Men’s Singles title in the 88th National Tennis Championships at Longwood in Brookline, Massachusetts on August 25, 1968. (AP Photo)

Tennis star Arthur Ashe became the first African American to win a Wimbledon Men’s Singles Title, 1975.


Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at

Categories: Black Fact of the Day

Get the Los Angeles Sentinel App!

Since 1933 The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself.
89 Years of LA Sentinel.
Black News.

Daily Brief

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:


LA Watts Times

© 2022 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul

Close / I'm already on the list

Subscribe Today!

Don't be limited anymore! Subscribe Now »

** Existing subscribers, please Login / Register for Digital »

Subscribe to The Los Angeles Sentinel for only $5.99 $3.99 per month, with 1 month free!

Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. This subscription also includes UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS for all of your devices. Includes FREE shipping! One easy payment of $3.99/month gets you:

Subscribe Now »