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Althea Gibson Sings

Bet you didn’t know Althea Gibson could sing :-)

Google doodle honors tennis pioneer Althea Gibson

On the 87th anniversary of her birth and the opening day of the tournament she won twice, Althea Gibson was honored in a special Google doodle… 586 more words

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Google Doodle Honors Black Tennis Star Althea Gibson

Monday’s Google Doodle pays tribute to black tennis star and barrier breaker Althea Gibson, who paved the way for tennis greats including Venus and Serena Williams. 120 more words

August 22 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – August 22 *

1788 – The British settlement in Sierra Leone is founded to
provide a home in Africa for freed slaves and homeless… 472 more words

African American History

July 21 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – July 21 *

1864 – The New Orleans Tribune, first daily African American
newspaper, is published in English and French. 654 more words

African American History

July 6 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – July 6 *

1853 – A National Black convention meets in Rochester, New York,
with 140 delegates from nine states. James W.C. 940 more words

African American History

Althea Gibson: A True Champion On The Court and Beyond

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“The loser is always a part of the problem; the winner is always a part of the answer. The loser always has an excuse; the winner always has a program. 786 more words

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