Remembering the First Pair of African-American Sisters to Take Tennis by Storm | Bleacher Report Nicknamed "Pete" and "Re-Pete," respectively, the Peters sisters played in the American Tennis Association, a league formed to give African-Americans a chance to play competitive tennis at a national level.

Nicknamed “Pete” and “Re-Pete,” respectively, the Peters sisters played in the American Tennis Association, a league formed to give African-Americans a chance to play competitive tennis at a national level.

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Simone Biles Says She, Too, Was Abused by Larry Nassar | The New York Times After having vocally supported her teammates as they publicly detailed the sexual abuse they endured, Simone Biles, one of the most decorated gymnasts in Olympic history, added her own name on Monday to the list of those who have accused Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar of sexual abuse.

After having vocally supported her teammates as they publicly detailed the sexual abuse they endured, Simone Biles, one of the most decorated gymnasts in Olympic history, added her own name on Monday to the list of those who have accused Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar of sexual abuse.

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African-Americans etched historic mark on U.S. Olympic speed skating team | New York Amsterdam News Speed skating, like most Winter Olympic sports, has long been devoid of sizable representation by African-Americans and people of color.

Speed skating, like most Winter Olympic sports, has long been devoid of sizable representation by African-Americans and people of color.

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Her dad was the Rose Bowl’s first black QB in 1922. This year, he’ll join the Hall of Fame. | The Washington Post “I don’t know too many men like him. I don’t want to start crying, but he taught me the good lessons about family and how to deal with people...."

“I don’t know too many men like him. I don’t want to start crying, but he taught me the good lessons about family and how to deal with people….”

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In 1950s Atlanta, Alfred ‘Tup’ Holmes Fought To End Segregation In Golf | WBUR "My dad used golfing as a life lesson," Michael Holmes says. "That you have to earn your way. That life is hard, that you have to work at it."

“My dad used golfing as a life lesson,” Michael Holmes says. “That you have to earn your way. That life is hard, that you have to work at it.”

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