Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. Continue Reading →
Harlem has tons of talent, ask Althea Gibson, who was the first black woman to win a Championship at Wimbledon.
New York is widely recognized as one of the most passionate sports cities in America. Even if the city hasn’t been on top in the major sports lately the way it has been in the past, the enthusiasm never seems to wane. Continue Reading →
Join Debert Cook, Harlem fave and the first black woman to wholly own a Black-focused golf magazine in the U.S.A., during Women’s History Month as she talks Tiger Woods, Harlem golf and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
New York City Football Club (NYCFC) kicked off its second annual 24-Hour Game presented by Degree Deodorant earlier today at Rockefeller Center®, 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY. Continue Reading →
Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning off four of his NBA championship rings, plus other memorabilia, to help kids in economically challenged schools learn about science, technology, engineering and math. Continue Reading →
Gymnastics legend and advocate Wendy Hilliard, founder, and CEO of Harlem-based Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), trained at Detroit Recreation Department and went on to become the first African-American to represent the U.S. in international competition.