Celebrating Black History Month (BHM). Let’s take a moment to recognize those who had the courage and confidence to ‘take a chance’ in their own abilities.
On this day, (Feb 6th), in 1993, Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. passed away. Who is Arthur Ashe you ask? An American World No. 1 professional tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles, ranking him among the best tennis players from the United States.
In 1963 Ashe became the first black player ever selected for the United States Davis Cup team. In 1965, ranked the number 3 player in the United States, Ashe won both the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) singles title and the doubles title (with Ian Crookenden of New Zealand), helping UCLA win the team NCAA tennis championship.1
Arthur was one of many individuals whose passion lead him to higher heights. With a courageous heart he #Manifested his Greatness in all that he set out to achieve. Read more about him today. http://www.arthurashe.org/
1 Source: Wikipedia