An African-American tennis player who rose to fame in a sport previously dominated by whites. Ashe won many championships, including the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. He died in 1993 of AIDS, which he contracted from a blood transfusion. He is honored by a statue on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia.
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In the 1950s, you had people like Richard Hofstadter and Arthur Schlesinger moving back and forth between the two worlds.
Oh, and that his profile on Twitter and his name elsewhere say “Ian Miles Cheong” whereas mine says “Arthur Chu.”Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up|Arthur Chu|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 1980s series followed in that tradition with episodes from Harlan Ellison, Arthur C. Clarke, and Anne Collins.
Arthur Acton decided to go into business with a neighbor in Florence, Bernard Berenson.In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU|Anthony Haden-Guest|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Arthur Caplan is the director of medical ethics for NYU Langone Medical Center.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Arthur Woolf shortly after that time erected his double-cylinder engines in Cornwall.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The organ is inclosed in a case designed by Mr. Arthur Hill after old renaissance examples.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
She did not, however, express any opinion with regard to the Rev. Arthur Mason's habits, or feel especially interested in him.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
If Solsbury's saddle 'e'll carry,And run straight in 'arness with Arthur, 'e'll do!
Legends accumulate here around the persons of Arthur and his knights.The Towns of Roman Britain|James Oliver Bevan