Long before Venus and Serena Williams began dominating the world of women’s tennis, Althea Gibson became the first woman of color to win a Grand Slam Championship. 151 more words
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2015 was an important year for women in sports, both for athletes and coaches. While you will probably be able to recognize names such as… 556 more words
Serena Williams Inspires Millions. This Is The Woman Who Inspires Serena.
by Lindsay Gibbs Sep 4, 2015 10:22am
Well before this year’s U.S. Open got underway it was clear that, regardless of who was playing on Arthur Ashe Stadium at any given time, Serena Williams would be the main event. 1,613 more words
What would have been the week of Althea Gibson’s 88th birthday was full of celebrations and commemorations of Althea as a player and a person, including a series of events in New York leading up to the PBS broadcast of Rex Miller’s beautiful, moving, and powerful film… 262 more words
Sometimes it’s best to turn a blind eye to a film’s missteps and focus instead on the relevance and timeliness of its subject matter. That’s definitely the case with… 738 more words