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Black History Month: J Mac Highlights Althea Gibson


Today’s Black History Month spotlight is Althea Gibson.   Althea Gibson was born in South Carolina on August 25,1927.  At an early age, she developed a love of sport. 163 more words

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3 Female Trailblazers in Sport, the First in Their Achievements

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

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

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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

Tennis Legend Althea Gibson Profiled on American Masters

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


RealzTenisFanz Podcast Special: ALTHEA GIBSON CAME FIRST!!

This week marks a week of celebration and remembrance for tennis legend Althea Gibson (August 25-August 30 2015). Althea Gibson is such an important part of not just African American and American history but also tennis history. 133 more words



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