Althea Gibson

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The Female HBCU Grads Who Left Outsized Athletic Legacies

The Undefeated pored through the history of historically Black college and university sports programs to identify their top graduates.

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#TBT: Althea Gibson Became the First Black Wimbledon Champion 60 Years Ago

Gibson’s 1957 win came one year after she became the first person of color to win the French Open.