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This Week in Black History July 5, 1975

7/3/2013, 6 a.m.
On July 5, 1975, Arthur Ashe defeated Jimmy Connors to become the first Black man to win the Wimbledon tennis ...
Tennis legend Arthur Ashe

On July 5, 1975, Arthur Ashe defeated Jimmy Connors to become the first Black man to win the Wimbledon tennis tournament. He was an outspoken activist against apartheid in South Africa and for AIDS research worldwide.