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Althea Gibson Broke Barriers in Tennis and Golf | Black History Month | Sports Illustrated

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Every day during Black History Month, SI is paying homage to unsung heroes in black sports history. Althea Gibson not only broke barriers in the world of tennis, but was also a trailblazer in the sport of golf. SI remembers the story of one of America’s most impactful athletes.

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