Althea Gibson: The pioneering champion America forgot

On Monday, a bronze sculpture of Gibson, the first black player to win a Grand Slam, will be unveiled outside Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows in New York - the world's biggest tennis arena named after another pioneering African-American. These two tributes stand as testaments to obstacles overcome, during a time when the United States was politically and socially rooted in racial segregation.

Althea Gibson: The pioneering champion America forgot

Gibson was the first black player to win a tennis Grand Slam

By Jonathan Jurejko, BBC Sport in New York

“Everything was white. The …

Black VegFest & the History of Rastafarianism

Black VegFest attracted over 2000 people in the midst of the rainiest day of 2018. Some of the Black community were motivated exclusively by healthier eating, but many loved the interest of the vegfest trifecta which included planet sustainability, healthy eating and animal welfare.

Black VegFest & the History of Rastafarianism

By OMALOWALE ADEWALE (Black VegFest)

Black VegFest, produced by Grassroots Artists MovEment (G.A.ME) in association with Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams at the

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