(L-R) Golden State Warriors legend Alvin Attles, USTA NorCal President Michael Cooke, Beyond the Baseline Icon Award recipient Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, and D.A. Abrams, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
By Kevin Ware
(November 12, 2013) SAN FRANCISCO – Rarely has the word ‘legacy’ seemed so inadequate when used to describe the life of a legend like tennis great Arthur Ashe. But such was the case last week at the USTA Northern California’s “Beyond the Baseline: USTA Honors the Legacy of...Read Full Story
Jeanne-Moutoussamy-Ashe, the widow of the late tennis legend Arthur Ashe, is featured in the Human Rights Campaign's latest "New Yorkers for Marriage Equality" video.
"My husband fought discrimination throughout our lives," Mrs. Moutoussamy-Ashe says. "I know he would support marriage equality."
Arthur Ashe remains the only African American man to ever win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open, or Australian Open. Ashe died from AIDS-related pneumonia in 1993.
Ashe apparently...Read Full Story
New York, N.Y., May 28, 2013– The Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program (HJTEP) is set to celebrate its 41 years of service and dedication to its program participants on June 17 and 18. HJTEP’s year-long commemoration will begin on Monday, June 17th with a celebration dinner and cocktails at 6:00pm at Guastavino’s (409 [...]Read Full Story
Naming a child is a special occasion. After all, you really only get one shot at it. Even if your child changes their name later on in life, the name that they give them is something that can either be a source of cuteness or a source for ridicule. Every child gets picked on in school, but some celebrities really need to think about this before they give their children such crazy names.
A child can outgrow a name or develop a nickname, but there are some classic names in Hollywood that really...Read Full Story
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