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Author: Steve Spokane

National Trust Awards $100K to Preserve Dr. J’s Historic Home

Dr. Robert Walter “Whirlwind” Johnson was the force behind the integration of African American tennis. A coach to two African American grand slam champions, Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe, Dr. Johnson disrupted the tennis landscape and made space for generations of Black athletes to train...