CANCELED: Smithsonian Speaker Series: Althea Gibson and the History of Tennis

April 8, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
$25
Location: The International Tennis Hall of Fame
194 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840

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This talk will explore the history of tennis through as African American lens. It will explore the gender and racial dynamics of the sport, as well as, why the integration of the sport had far reaching cultural consequences. Individual sessions are $25 per person, which includes the lecture, light refreshments, and wine. Access to the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum and a book signing are also included for the April 8 and June 10 events only.

CANCELED: Smithsonian Speaker Series: Althea Gibson and the History of Tennis