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Arthur Ashe: Athlete and Activist, with Ray Arsenault

Event Date:

September 15 @ 2:00 pm

Venue:

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 East River Cove Street
Tampa, FL 33604

Organizer:

Elizabeth Bird
813-545-1913
ebird@usf.edu

Program Description:

Join Prof. Raymond Arsenault as he explores the life and times of tennis star Arthur Ashe, a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual. Arsenault draw from his best-selling book, “Arthur Ashe: A Life,” named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2018 by the New York Times. Presented alongside the Smithsonian Exhibition, “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America.”

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