The Importance of Education
In the clip on the top right side of this page, Arthur Ashe relates the impact of books and education on his own live, including the importance of finishing school and maintaining a lifelong dedication to learning.
Arthur Ashe | Education Legacy Resources
Video courtesy of The Arthur Ashe Foundation, All video copyright - Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe. Use of photos is prohibited without expressed written consent.
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Did You Know?
1) A new study suggests that for every extra year of education women in developing nations receive, the death rate for children under five drops almost 10%.
2) Ashe was awarded a tennis scholarship to UCLA in 1963. That same year, Ashe became the first African American ever selected to the US Davis Cup team.
3) Arthur Ashe's scholarly work and papers were donated to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a division of the NYPL.