I was describing my blog recently to a real estate client and mentioned I was working on a post about Althea Gibson.
“Who’s that?” she asked, then quickly apologized for not knowing. 1,038 more words
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PSGE Celebrates Black Women's History
“Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina.” 154 more words
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When LIFE Magazine caught up with Althea Gibson in 1956 in France, the tennis star—who was born Aug. 25, 1927—was already famous, but she was still proving herself to the world. 216 more words
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Whaddya Mean Rosebuds?
a lot of terrible things happened and some good ones too, depending on your viewpoint. For example, in 1485, King Richard III of England lost the War of the Roses, perhaps for the want of a shoe. 487 more words
Back In The Day
Althea Gibson Becomes First African-American Woman On U.S. Tennis Tour.
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