Tag: African American Athletes

The Complicated Activism of Arthur Ashe | Politico Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too.">The Complicated Activism of Arthur Ashe | Politico Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too.

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Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too.
The Complicated Activism of Arthur Ashe | Politico Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

‘My heart, it’s never been fuller’: All black team wins D.C. Little League title | The Washington Post They started with 120 kids in 2015. This year, 310 registered.">‘My heart, it’s never been fuller’: All black team wins D.C. Little League title | The Washington Post They started with 120 kids in 2015. This year, 310 registered.

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They started with 120 kids in 2015. This year, 310 registered.
‘My heart, it’s never been fuller’: All black team wins D.C. Little League title | The Washington Post They started with 120 kids in 2015. This year, 310 registered." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Charlie Scott Included as Part of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 | Chapelboro.com Scott made history in the fall of 1966 when he became the first black scholarship athlete to attend UNC.">Charlie Scott Included as Part of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 | Chapelboro.com Scott made history in the fall of 1966 when he became the first black scholarship athlete to attend UNC.

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Scott made history in the fall of 1966 when he became the first black scholarship athlete to attend UNC.
Charlie Scott Included as Part of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 | Chapelboro.com Scott made history in the fall of 1966 when he became the first black scholarship athlete to attend UNC." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Meet All The Black People Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympics | NewsOne Black women, who have been busy trying to save America from itself, make up the bulk of Team USA.">Meet All The Black People Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympics | NewsOne Black women, who have been busy trying to save America from itself, make up the bulk of Team USA.

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Black women, who have been busy trying to save America from itself, make up the bulk of Team USA.
Meet All The Black People Competing In The 2018 Winter Olympics | NewsOne Black women, who have been busy trying to save America from itself, make up the bulk of Team USA." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

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.">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.

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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.
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." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

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.">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.

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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.
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." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Aaron Maybin Helps Shine Spotlight on Cold Schools | Baltimore Magazine Former NFL player turned Baltimore City teacher shines powerful spotlight on school infrastructure.">Aaron Maybin Helps Shine Spotlight on Cold Schools | Baltimore Magazine Former NFL player turned Baltimore City teacher shines powerful spotlight on school infrastructure.

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Former NFL player turned Baltimore City teacher shines powerful spotlight on school infrastructure.
Aaron Maybin Helps Shine Spotlight on Cold Schools | Baltimore Magazine Former NFL player turned Baltimore City teacher shines powerful spotlight on school infrastructure." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

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...."">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...."

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“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...."
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...."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The NFL was segregated, until Kenny Washington broke the color barrier in Los Angeles | Timeline In 1946, before Jackie Robinson, the former UCLA star integrated pro football">The NFL was segregated, until Kenny Washington broke the color barrier in Los Angeles | Timeline In 1946, before Jackie Robinson, the former UCLA star integrated pro football

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In 1946, before Jackie Robinson, the former UCLA star integrated pro football.
The NFL was segregated, until Kenny Washington broke the color barrier in Los Angeles | Timeline In 1946, before Jackie Robinson, the former UCLA star integrated pro football" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More