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Arthur Ashe explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the 1960s and 1970s. But more important, it follows Ashe’s evolution as an activist who had to contend with the shift from civil rights to Black Power. Off the court, and in the arena of international politics, Ashe positioned himself at the center of the black freedom movement, negotiating the poles of black nationalism and assimilation into white…



Arthur Ashe

Pub Date : 2018-08-21 | Author : Raymond Arsenault | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439189061
ISBN 13 : 1439189064

The first comprehensive, authoritative biography of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, ..

Arthur Ashe

Pub Date : 2005-01-01 | Author : Richard Steins | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313332991
ISBN 13 : 9780313332999

Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American athlete and social activist who overcame racial prejudices and segregation to break into the world of tennis...

Days Of Grace

Pub Date : 2011-03-09 | Author : Arthur Ashe | Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307788207
ISBN 13 : 0307788202

"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful." COSMOPOLITAN DAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true em..

Arthur Ashe

Pub Date : 2012-03-13 | Author : Paul Mantell | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781442460836
ISBN 13 : 1442460830

A childhood biography of a groundbreaking African-American athlete. Arthur Ashe (1943-1993) was the first African American man to win a major tennis tournament. He did not start ou..

Arthur Ashe

Pub Date : 2011-01-01 | Author : Chrs McDougall | Publisher : ABDO

ISBN 10 : 1617147532
ISBN 13 : 9781617147531

Discusses the personal life and sports career of the African-American tennis champion, Arthur Ashe, as well as his struggles with racism and AIDS...

Arthur Ashe

Pub Date : 2014-08-06 | Author : Eric Allen Hall | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421413952
ISBN 13 : 1421413957

Arthur Ashe explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the 1960s and 1970s. But more importa..

Levels Of The Game

Pub Date : 2011-04-01 | Author : John McPhee | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9780374708658
ISBN 13 : 0374708657

This account of a tennis match played by Arthur Ashe against Clark Graebner at Forest Hills in 1968 begins with the ball rising into the air for the initial serve and ends with the..

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