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This Day in Black History: Aug. 25, 1927
Legendary tennis player Althea Gibson was born in Silver, South Carolina, on Aug. 25, 1927....


This Day in Black History: July 6, 1957
Althea Gibson became the first African-American to win Wimbledon on July 6, 1957....


This Day in Black History: May 26, 1956
Tennis player Althea Gibson became the first African-American player to win a major tennis champion...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 11, 1999
Serena Williams became the second African-American woman to win the U.S. Open title on Sept. 11, 19...


Black Undercount Found in 1940 Census Records
More than a million Black people weren't accounted for in 1940, and according to records, trailblaz...


A Slimmer CC Sabathia Means Business in 2011
Yankees ace CC Sabathia sheds 25 pounds by giving up Cap'n Crunch cereal....


Is This the Weekend Tiger Woods Finally Wins?
Ever since the scandal that caused Tiger Woods’ carefully crafted public image to collapse like a h...


Princeton, Harvard Prove Smart Boys Can Play Ball Too
For the first time in many years, two teams from the Ivy League—Princeton and Harvard—deserve to be...


Graduation Gap Widens Between Blacks & Whites in College Hoops
Just 59 percent of African-American players at schools competing this year in the NCAA tournament g...