Afro History Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 ! written by Marc Alexander September 9, 2018 English: President Reagan and Arthur Ashe. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com English: Arthur Ashe Stadium 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American to win the mens singles title at Wimbledon in 1975 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes first Afro American to qualify for the U.S. Davis Cup in 1963 !Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985 !Today in Afro History ! Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe passes away in 1993.Today in Afro History ! Ibrahim Bare Mainassara (President of Niger) was assassinated in 1999 !Today in Afro History ! Jamaican Sprinter, Asafa Powell breaks 100m world record with a time of 9.77 seconds in 2005 ! Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 ! was last modified: August 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Otis Redding ! NBA player, Shane Battier ! MLB player, Billy Hamilton ! NBA player, B. J. Armstrong ! NBA player, J.R. Smith ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Musician, Roy Ayers ! NBA player, Bob Lanier ! NBA player, Ben Wallace ! Rapper, Big Daddy Kane ! Sprinter, Jim Hines ! You may also like Chiefs add a sad chapter to already... January 7, 2018 Alvin Kamara keeps providing fireworks that could... January 1, 2018 Discovery near mass grave leads to fears... July 4, 2018 R&B legend, Mississippi native Denise LaSalle dies January 9, 2018 Garcetti: About 100 Immigrant Toddlers Being Held... June 22, 2018 Check out the top 5 super-stylish women... May 6, 2018 Birmingham Idol pays tribute to R&B hero... March 14, 2018 Attorneys: McCoy’s ex beaten in home invasion July 11, 2018 Heat F Johnson (ankle bursitis) out 7-10... December 17, 2017 Lowe: Can these Bucks be great? They’re... January 31, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.