“I’m not a racist," said a white man spotted spray-painting a racist slogan on the pioneering tennis great's monument.
Tennis legend Arthur Ashe was also a tireless advocate for social justice and health education.
We all need heroes, especially now that the charged climate forces us to accept the hopelessness that regulates children of "a certain background" to the back burner of impending success.
Exclusive: Vogue Superstar Beverly Johnson Shares Her Thoughts on Race, Bill Cosby, Golf and Her New Memoir
Johnson recounts how she became an in-demand globetrotting superstar hanging out at fashion designer Halston's legendary parties with Liza Minnelli and Elizabeth Taylor, going to Studio 54, her relationship with tennis legend Arthur Ashe and much more.
"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can" said Arthur Ashe. On Saturday, August 29th everybody at the 20th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day brought their A game.
With all the recent talk of the Confederate flag, it seems appropriate to highlight one of the many overlooked places that are sources of real Southern pride and heritage -- particularly that which is black and Southern.
The haters have proved themselves wrong.
The Arthur Ashe Award is given to those "possessing strength in the face of adversity."
Trust. It's a hefty word, stamped on American currency ("In God We Trust"), integrated into marriage vows, and considered a vital component for both professional and personal relationships. Yet too often trust is on autopilot, given freely unless proven otherwise.
As flagged by ABC News, President Barack Obama told People Magazine he was pleased that black celebrities were joining the