Today I want to acknowledge a man of many firsts on the tennis court and who had a passion for social justice and civil rights: Arthur Ashe.
July 25, 1946. The date of the United States of America’s last mass lynching. In Monroe, GA on Moore’s Ford Bridge, four African-American people were lynched by a mob of over twenty White men.
Last Friday (July 17th), we lost two American heroes and trailblazers: Minister C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis.