Arthur Ashe Today

Current events as seen through the legacy of Arthur Ashe

What Would Arthur Ashe Do?

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On September 9, 1992, tennis great Arthur Ashe was convinced.…

Arthur Ashe's Protest for Haitian Refugees Inspires UCLA Senior Thesis

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Looking back, it seems destined that graduating political science…

What Johnnie Ashe Did for His Brother, Fifty Years Ago

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It was not always easy being Arthur Ashe’s brother. How could…

Brother’s heroic act of love let Arthur Ashe make tennis history

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Venus and Serena Williams share a close bond despite their ongoing…

USTA celebrates the U.S. Military during the 50th U.S. Open

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The United States Tennis Association hosted the seventh annual…

Marine's second Vietnam tour helped his brother, Arthur Ashe, win US Open 50 years ago

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WASHINGTON — In the spring of 1967, Arthur Ashe, an Army second…

Celebrating military, Arthur Ashe at U.S. Open: USTA celebrates the U.S. Military during 50th U.S. Open

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The United States Tennis Association hosted the seventh annual…

Arthur Ashe’s Most Impactful Serve – The National Junior Tennis League

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Fifty-one years ago, Arthur Ashe became the first (and last)…

Maripau Paz Awarded First Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholarship

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BY PATRICIA A. TURNER Dean and Vice Provost, Undergraduate…

Richmond Boulevard Renamed to Honor Arthur Ashe

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Legendary tennis champion, hall of famer and Virginia’s native…

UCLA commemorates Jackie Robinson's 100th birthday

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On February 5, 2019, UCLA commemorated the 100th anniversary…

Arthur Ashe and the 2018 US Open Women’s Final

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By Patricia A. Turner, Ph.D. Fifty years after then-amateur…

UCLA Honors Legacy of Arthur Ashe on 50th Anniversary of His Historic U.S. Open Win

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The 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Championships kicks off today, marking…

Obama commemorates 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth

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Former President Barack Obama travelled to South Africa this…

Celebrating the 19th Amendment

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The 19th Amendment On August 26, 1920, the right to vote…

The Sacco and Vanzetti Case and its Impact

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1921 Photograph of a "Save Sacco & Vanzetti" Protest…

Nat Turner: An Emblem of Freedom

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Painting of Nat Turner. Image courtesy of Comic Vine.…

The History Behind Angela Davis' Arrest

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Angela Davis in 2006. Image courtesy of Nick Wiebe.…