Watch ESPN's moving documentary about Arthur Ashe and his younger brother Johnnie. A never before shared story of sacrifice and brotherly love set against the backdrop of the tumultuous late 1960s and Arthur's bid to win the first US Open.
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On Friday, August 26th, former tennis pros including Katrina Adams, Zina Garrison, Billie Jean King and Chanda Rubin gathered at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to celebrate the release of the commemorative Althea Gibson Forever stamp. It is the 36th stamp in the Black Heritage collection and features the tennis legend in mid swing during a volley, adapted from a photograph taken at Wimbledon. In the 1950s Gibson won both Wimbledon and the US Championships (now the US Open) twice in addition to the French Championships (now the French Open), making her an African-American pioneer in tennis. She was also the number-one-ranked woman in the world.
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Arthur Ashe Learning Center
Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s proactive life as a conscious leader, humanitarian, educator and athlete, the Arthur Ashe Learning Center promotes his legacy to educate and motivate —with an emphasis toward inspiring youth. By vividly focusing upon the areas of education, health and wellness, citizenship and self-reliance, the AALC fosters empowerment and leadership in the individual and the community, elevating