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This Month in Black History
 

 

July 1975


On July 5, 1975 Arthur Ashe defeated fellow American, Jimmy Connors, and became the first African American man to win the men's singles tennis title at Wimbledon.

More this month in Black History...

 

Black Hero of the Civil War



Robert Smalls was a pilot on a Confederate steamboat called
 The Planter.

In May 1862, when the white crew members went ashore at the port of Charleston, Smalls took over the boat and sailed the 300-ton vessel to the Union side.





 

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