The life of Arthur Ashe: smashing the color barrier in tennis

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An interesting look at the life and career of this talented tennis legend, Arthur Ashe was the first African-American male ever to play professional tennis, and would go on to win thirty-three tournaments. A teacher, author, and activist, as well as a tennis star, Ashe continued to be politically and socially active until he died of AIDS-related pneumonia.
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subject_facet African American tennis players
African American tennis players -- Biography
African American tennis players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Biography
Ashe, Arthur
Ashe, Arthur -- Juvenile literature
Biography
Discrimination in sports
Discrimination in sports -- United States
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Electronic books
Juvenile works
Tennis players
Tennis players -- Biography -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Tennis players -- United States -- Biography
title_display The life of Arthur Ashe : smashing the color barrier in tennis
title_full The life of Arthur Ashe : smashing the color barrier in tennis / David K. Wright
title_short The life of Arthur Ashe :
title_sub smashing the color barrier in tennis
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African Americans
Ashe, Arthur
Biography
Discrimination in sports
Tennis players