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Arthur Ashe
Black Fact of the Day: July 5, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 5, 2019
On this day, July 5, 1975, Tennis star Arthur Ashe became the first African American to win a Wimbledon Men’s Singles Title. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
The Peters Sisters Dominated Black Tennis
February 28, 2019
In 1916, the American Tennis Association (ATA) was founded when Black people were being banned from USLTA-sanctioned events. They began an annual national championship tournament a year later. Around Margaret Peters and Matilda Roumania Peters were born, Margaret in 1915 and Matilda in 1917. ... read more »
Jarrell Davis and Judge John Meigs (Ret.) Honored at 82nd Annual Kappa Alpha Psi Black and White Ball 
November 15, 2018
The Los Angeles Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi will host what many consider to be the kick-off of the African American holiday social calendar here in Southern California, when they host their 82nd Annual Black & White Ball on Saturday, November 17, at the Marina Del Rey Marriott Hotel. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (5/31-6/6/18)
May 31, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Wendy’s Window: “Life is a Journey”
May 31, 2018
Life is a journey and I believe even with all of the ups and downs it can be beautiful if we understand our purpose. ... read more »
Arthur Ashe’s legacy to live on at UCLA
October 12, 2017
Gifts will create an undergraduate scholarship and exhibits celebrating his achievements ... read more »
New mural in Richmond honors tennis champ Arthur Ashe
July 20, 2017
A new mural honoring black tennis champion and humanitarian Arthur Ashe has gone up in Richmond, his hometown. ... read more »
Athletes Speak Out Against Gun Tragedies
July 20, 2016
The recent shooting deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and five Dallas, TX police officers have affected several members of the sports world. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (July 9)
July 9, 2015
1955- E. Frederic Morrow was appointed as an administrative aide to President Eisenhower and became the first African American to hold an executive position in the White House staff. ... read more »
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