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Dr. Robert Johnson and Tennis Desegregation

22 Jan Dr. Robert Johnson and Tennis Desegregation

Dr. Robert Johnson hosted a tennis camp at his home in Lynchburg, Virginia, starting in the 1940s where he coached young African Americans including Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe. Lange Johnson talked about his grandfather’s work to integrate tennis and his own experiences at the camp.

View the clip here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?440464-1/dr-robert-johnson-tennis-desegregation