Afro History Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985 ! written by Marc Alexander July 13, 2019 English: President Reagan and Arthur Ashe. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com Venus Williams At Arthur Ashe Stadium During The 2007 US Open (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe becomes the first Afro American male to win the U.S Open in 1968 !Today 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 ! Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe passes away in 1993.Today in Afro History ! Althea Gibson becomes the first Afro American woman to win a major tennis title by winning the French Open in 1956 !Today in Afro History ! Jerry Rawlings takes power in Ghana after a military coup in 1979 ! Today in Afro History ! Arthur Ashe is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985 ! was last modified: July 13th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/ Deborah Cox ! Singer/ Gerald Levert ! Actress/ Daphne Maxwell Reid ! Boxer, Michael Spinks ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Darrelle Revis ! Golfer, Lee Elder ! NFL player, Rolando McClain ! Singer, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle ! You may also like 9th Circuit: Chino Valley School Board’s Opening... July 26, 2018 Branson mayor says it’s "too early" to... July 21, 2018 There's a UFO at SITP! That Unidentified... July 5, 2018 Haasan Barclay announces new EP '800 Fantasy... November 2, 2017 Babyface, Capleton to cast spell over Groovin'... March 26, 2018 Category:American contemporary R&B musical groups December 7, 2017 Kehlani Shares A Sweet, Romantic Visual For... December 5, 2017 Source: Osweiler signing 1-year Dolphins deal March 23, 2018 Migos’ Offset, husband of Cardi B, arrested... July 21, 2018 Boyz II Men treats underprivileged youth to... December 15, 2017 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.