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, 2019 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 ! MLB Hall of Famer, Lou Brock has his 700th career stolen base in 1974 !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, 2019 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 Drake, Chris Brown, & Justin Bieber Music... April 10, 2018 Introverts and the "Quiet Revolution" July 8, 2018 How the Greek Freak’s hustle shapes his... February 18, 2018 The Weekend Cuts Ties with H&M After... January 8, 2018 Papa John’s Founder Resigns As Chairman Amid... July 11, 2018 Matt Ryan makes no excuses for poor... December 8, 2017 Sources: Bulls plan to match Kings’ LaVine... July 7, 2018 Mission Native Mario Alberto Silva rides wave... July 18, 2018 Mother Killed, Daughters Hurt In Hamilton House... July 23, 2018 Doco Claims R Kelly Trained 14-Year Old... March 28, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.