From Ethel Waters and Althea Gibson
to Marcus Garvey and Langston Hughes
extraordinary historic legacy.
, 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
From Muhammad Ali to the Williams sisters, the symbolic politics of black athletes have galvanized the black revolt for social justice.Continue reading
In a Harlem community that produced Althea-Gibson, you know we love tennis. That's why its great that you and the family can cap off the summer and celebrate the 2016 US Open with CityParks Tennis and Lacoste! Continue reading
Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present a screening of ALTHEA, a documentary on Harlem's Althea Gibson, the first African-American tennis player to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Continue reading
Sounds like a great documentary about the trailblazing athlete 1st black tennis sensation and Harlemite Althea Gibson.Continue reading