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 Move Over BBQ Becky: ‘Permit Patty,’ Who... June 24, 2018 Royce da 5'9" joins friends and family... April 29, 2018 Exum, Jazz agree on 3-year, $33M extension July 3, 2018 Rapper Riff Raff accused of rape and... June 5, 2018 Kendrick Lamar is early king of Grammys January 29, 2018 Review: Ice Cube coasts on nostalgia at... July 15, 2018 Young musical hustler, The Big Hash May 13, 2018 Low-key Labour Day for St Elizabeth May 26, 2015 Carly Rae Jepsen, RZA, I'm With Her,... May 8, 2018 R&B singer Solange set to headline FSU... November 7, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.