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This Day: Arthur Ashe Wins the 1975 Men's Wimbledon Singles
On July 5, 1975, Arthur Ashe made professional tennis history becoming the only Black male to win t...


Emory University Highlights African-Americans in Sports
Emory builds art collection of African-Americans in sports....


This Day in Black History: July 10, 1943
Tennis champion Arthur Ashe was born in Richmond, Virginia, on July 10, 1943....


Michelle Obama Touts Tennis at US Open Kids Day
First Lady Michelle Obama promoted her "Let's Move" campaign during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day at the U....


Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe Shares Family's HIV Fight
Photographer and activist Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe lost her husband, tennis star Arthur Ashe, to HIV...


Get a Fade and Tested for Your Blood Pressure at the Same Time
Barber shops and beauty salons are doing more than just hair. They are teaching the community about...


This Day in Black History: July 5, 1975
Arthur Ashe becomes first Black man to win Wimbledon singles tournament on July 5, 1975....


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


Black Celebrities Who Have Died From AIDS
From Arthur Ashe to Eazy-E, we have lost celebrities from AIDS over the years....


After Launching a Video, UCLA Student Becomes Champion of Diversity
A Black student at UCLA has garnered a strong reputation as an advocate for diversity at the colleg...


Celebrities We've Lost To AIDS
Posted  Nov. 19, 2007 – The Black community has lost some of the brightest and most talented a...


Commentary: What Kobe Bryant Doesn't Get About Black People
Keith Boykin analyzes the Lakers' star's recent comments about Trayvon Martin....


Commentary: Michael Sam and the Evolution of Black Masculinity
Keith Boykin explores Michael Sam and the evolution of Black masculinity....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 5, 1911
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity was founded on Jan. 5, 1911, at Indiana University....


Robin Roberts to Receive DVF Honor
The TV host will be awarded the lifetime leadership award for her "extraordinary grace and courage....


Serena and Venus Win U.S. Open Doubles Title
Serena and Venus collect their 10th Grand Slam doubles crown....


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...


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...